Saina: Parineeti Chopra reveals how she trained for Saina Nehwal biopic; says, ‘There were days when I cried on court’

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Parineeti Chopra is a versatile actress. Romance, drama, comedy she has done it all. Now for the very first time in her career, Parineeti will be playing a character based on a real-life person in ace badminton player Saina Nehwal’s biopic Saina. The trailer and songs of the sports-drama have already intrigued the audience to know more about Saina’s incredible journey.

But don’t you wonder how Parineeti stepped into the shoes of Saina? The kind of training she underwent for the film? Well, much to our delight, the actress has shared a BTS video in which she takes you through the emotions and pain she had to endure will training for this biopic.

Parineeti took to her social media handles and sharing a video of her training, the actress wrote,How I became #SAINA 🏸 Shot in London, Mumbai and Thane. Thankyou Eshan, Vad sir and the entire badminton community for teaching me. I dedicate this film to you 🙏(sic).”

The video shows how Parineeti had to get up early morning, train to be agile, and learn the nuances of the game in a short span. The actress even says, ‘There have been days when I cried on the court. There have been days when I have said I cannot do this film.’

Playing a sport star is not easy and watching the video will make you realise that. The actress revealed what made her keep going is the thought that millions of people are going to watch the film. The video showcases the kind of hard work, Parineeti has put into this film. The actress signs off the video by saying, “I didn’t want to act like Saina. I wanted to become Saina.”

 

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It is Saina Nehwal’s 31st birthday today and we can’t thank her enough for being an inspiration and role model for so many aspiring athletes out there.

Written and directed by Amole Gupte, Saina will hit the silver screens on March 26. So aren’t you guys excited to watch this film?

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