Deepika Padukone to play Saina Nehwal ?

There is a tsunami of sports based biopics taking place in Bollywood, it all started with Farhan Akhtar‘s portrayal of Olympic sprinter Milkha Singh – ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’, that went on to reap most of the awards of the season. Now we have Priyanka Chopra‘s upcoming movie ‘Mary Kom‘ which is again based on life of sports personality Olympic boxing champ Mary Kom. The recent news is that now leggy lass Deepika Padukone is all set to portray the role of badminton champ Saina Nehwal.

As per sources, This season seems to be raining sports in Bollywood. With a biopic already in place on the life of Olympic winner MC Mary Kom, we have this news about shuttler Saina Nehwal`s film in the pipeline. The latest buzz is that veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is apparently planning to make a biopic on the life of badminton ace Saina Nehwal.

Sources further added that, Badminton champ Saina Nehwal wants Deepika Padukone to play her character on the big screen as she feels Dippy would do justice to her role. Not many know that ace badminton player Prakash Padukone`s daughter happens to know the sport quite well. Deepika, in fact, was the state-level badminton player herself.

Well so get ready to see Deepika Padukone play on big screen with a racquet. We know she will look gorgeous in that sports attire.