Parineeti Chopra starrer Saina Nehwal biopic looks for a theatrical release on March 26? Here’s what we know
Since the time the Saina Nehwal biopic was launched, it has piqued the interest of many. Initially, it was Shraddha Kapoor who was supposed to play the role of Saina but later on Parineeti Chopra replaced her. Now when the film is ready, is probably eyeing a theatre release in March.
Pinkvilla reports that there were plans to release the film, reportedly titled ‘Saina’, straight on Amazon Prime, skipping the cinemas. However, makers are now thinking of releasing the film in theatres, as a source revealed, “With cinema halls opening up with 100% occupancy in most places, the producers felt that it’s best to bring Saina on the big screen considering that it tells the story of a sporting icon that deserves to be enjoyed in the cinema halls”.
Sanjay Gupta’s Mumbai Saga and Amol Gupte’s Saina both films were initially being planned to release on digital platforms but decided to take the theatrical route ultimately.
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Meanwhile, for Parineeti Chopra, it will be two back-to-back theatrical releases and her third release of the year. Her film Sandeep Aur Pinky Farrar with Arjun Kapoor is set to release on March 19 while The Girl On The Train was released on February 26 on Netflix. Currently, the pretty actress over the moon, as she has been getting loads of compliments for her excellent performance in The Girl On The Train. TGOTT also stars Aditi Rao Hydari, Kirti Kulhari, Avinash Tiwary, Shamaun Ahmed andTota Roy Choudhury in pivotal roles. Parineeti also sang an unplugged version of Matlabi Yariyan in the film which is loved by all.