The upcoming film Saina directed by Amole Gupte traces the journey of ace Indian badminton champion, Saina Nehwal, who with her never-give-up attitude inspired billions across the globe. Wearing the doyen of Indian badminton's cap was a huge challenge for Parineeti Chopra who headlines the film. However, with the best team at her disposal, Parineeti managed to not just act like Saina but also look like Saina in the biographical sports drama.A recent still from the film featuring Parineeti Chopra in and as 'Saina' truly captures Saina Nehwal's intensity on the court.
The actress bears an uncanny resemblance to the badminton champion from the shirt and sport shorts look, right down to every single accessory. Apart from training in badminton with sports coaches and experts, Parineeti also learned Saina’s body language and worked closely with her team on looking every bit like the sport’s icon. Parineeti's stylist and her hair and makeup artist studied Saina Nehwal's every look on and off the court, making sure no stone goes unturned in Parineeti Chopra's transformation as the badminton Olympian.
Check out how the actress aces Saina Nehwal's look in the film –
Saina produced by T-Series’ Bhushan Kumar & Krishan Kumar & Front Foot Pictures' Sujay Jairaj & Rasesh Shah releases on March 26, 2021. ALSO READ: Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar: ‘Stopped Counting Bruises On Parineeti Chopra’, Says Dibakar Banerjee On Arjun Kapoor And Her Violent On-Screen Relationship
Besides Saina, Parineeti Chopra will be seen in Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar co-starring Arjun Kapoor, the movie will release on March 19, 2021. The actress has been currently praised for her acting prowess in The Girl In The Train streaming on Netflix. ALSO READ: Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, Saina, The Girl On The Train – Parineeti Chopra To Showcase Five Different Avatars In 2021
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