Shooting Begins For Saina Nehwal Biopic 'Saina' Starring Shraddha Kapoor

| September 25 , 2018 , 12:02 IST

Actress Shraddha Kapoor kick-started the shooting for her next film based on the life of the badminton player Saina Nehwal 'Saina', the filmmakers announced on Monday. The shooting had begun from September 22 itself. 

The Saina Nehwal biopic is produced by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and directed by Amole Gupte, who earlier helmed films like Hawaa Hawaai and Stanley Ka Dabba. 

Bhushan Kumar took to his twitter account to share the great news:

It has been a hectic year for Shraddha with Amar Kaushik’s Stree and Shree Narayan Singh's Batti Gul Meter Chalu releasing back to back.

She has also been shooting for Sujeeth's sci-fi film 'Sahoo' which also stars Prabhas, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Evelyn Sharma. Produced by UV Creations and T-Series, the film is reportedly the second most expensive Indian film made to date. It is scheduled to hit the theatres on May 31, 2019. Along with all this, Shraddha has been preparing herself for the Saina Nehwal biopic and taking badminton lessons.

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Shraddha is seen really thrilled for her upcoming project. In an interview with the media, she said,”I’m really excited about this film. Saina is the country’s sweetheart, a champion and a youth icon. It’s a challenging role for an actor as it requires an immense amount of transformation.”

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The Ok Jaanu star recently told PTI,"It is a physically demanding film. But it is an inspiring story as so many people look up to her. I feel grateful to be playing that part. I will begin shooting for it next month and the prep is on. I am having a great time playing badminton. It is fabulous to be part of such a great story.”

Shraddha never fails to surprise her fans with her impeccable performance. It would be great to look forward to 'Saina'.