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Shraddha Kapoor Signs Badminton Player Saina Nehwal’s Biopic – SAINA

Saina Nehwal and Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha will undergo badminton training to essay the title role in the film.

Saina Nehwal and Shraddha Kapoor
Saina Nehwal and Shraddha Kapoor

It seems that Shraddha Kapoor is on roll signing biopics in Bollywood. After portraying Haseena Parker, the queen of Mumbai in Haseena, Shraddha is all set to essay the character of ace Badminton player Saina Nehwal in the upcoming biopic titled Saina.

The biographical sports drama will showcase the journey of Saina Nehwal, who one of the world’s top 10 players currently. The film will be directed by Amole Gupte, who previously helmed films like Hawa Hawai and Stanley Ka Dabba. Amole was also the associate director of Taare Zameen Par.

Shraddha on Wednesday took to Twitter to make the announcement.

“Saina Nehwal — The former World number one badminton player. An Indian girl. An inspiration to millions. A youth icon in the truest sense,” Shraddha tweeted.

The actress says Nehwal’s “journey to the top has been fascinating”.

“I am honoured to be given this opportunity to play her in my next film ‘Saina’,” she added.

Shraddha will undergo badminton training to essay the title role in the film.

Saina will be produced by Bhushan Kumar under his banner T-Series. The film is expected to go on floors later this year and is expected to release in 2018.

Well, as we all know Shraddha Kapoor is extremely fond of reading books across genres when she has some time on hand. Recently, the actress took to twitter and posted a video of kids with books, giving out the message of developing the habit of reading.

Shraddha says, “I am extremely fond of reading and feel like it’s a good habit to have. Wish I could make more time for it so I am working towards that. It has a lot of benefits. It helps develop the imagination, educates & informs you & helps develop you as a person. I urge kids & adults to try and make time to read!”

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