Badminton player Saina Nehwal has shared a new look from her biopic, calling the lead actor Parineeti Chopra her ‘lookalike’. In the picture, Parineeti appears to be like intent on the match as she will get able to serve. This is the second picture of Parineeti because the ace shuttler that has emerged.
“My lookalike @ParineetiChopra #sainamovie,” Saina wrote on Twitter. The movie began shooting last yr after Parineeti underwent intensive coaching to play the badminton player. Shraddha Kapoor was earlier alleged to play Saina however she had later bowed out of the movie.
When the movie began shooting last yr, Saina had shared yet one more look of Parineeti from the movie, “Looking forward to this journey together! My best wishes to the team #SainaNehwalBiopic #Saina @parineetichopra #AmoleGupte @bhushankumar #DeepaBhatia @sujay.jairaj @tseries.official @tseriesfilms.” Parineeti thanked her and wrote, “Thankyouu my CHAMPION!!!! I am soo nervoussss @nehwalsaina.”
Parineeti had earlier spoken in regards to the challenge, “This project is absolutely perfect for me. Amole (Gupte, director) sir and his team are ensuring I have everything that I need. A great physio team and world-class players have been roped in to train and condition me. Everything from how Saina plays, who she has played with and against, every match she has been in has been documented. It’s important to imbibe all that information and present it on screen. I’m happy, but also very nervous.”
Parineeti had mentioned she won’t use a body double to movie robust shots. She had also injured her shoulder whereas filming. The actor stayed on the Ramsheth Thakur International Sports Complex in Navi Mumbai for round 15 days to work on her badminton expertise.
The biopic is being directed by Amole Gupte and produced by Bhushan Kumar of T-Series.