Actress Parineeti Chopra, who will be soon seen in badminton ace Saina Nehwalâ€™s biopic “Saina”, said “It’s a huge responsibility to essay someone like Saina Nehwal on screen. She’s a legend and I was…scared about how people will react. With the response the we have received so far I’m overwhelmed with the love we are getting,â€ she added.
Directed byÂ Amole GupteÂ and produced byÂ Bhushan Kumar,Â Krishan Kumar, Sujay Jairaj and Rashesh Shah under the banner ofÂ T-SeriesÂ and Front Foot Pictures. The movie is all set to hit theatres on March 26. Speaking about the film, Parineeti said â€œthe film is a celebration of the unending spirit that lies in each woman.â€
Director Gupta can’t stop praising his lead star: “Saina has inspired millions of women out there and is a true example of a strong female icon in the country today and Parineeti has put a lot of effort to represent Saina authentically.”
Talking about the film and Parineeti playing portraying, Saina said: “Everything is quite surreal. What I have achieved in life is all due to the constant support of my family. It has been my huge honour to play a sport I love and put my country on a pedestal while achieving my dream. Parineeti is a fabulous actor and we both connected so easily when we met. I wish the team all the best for the film and hope everyone leaves the theatre with dreams.”
On work front, Prineeti was recently seen in â€˜Girl in a Trainâ€™. Soon she be sharing screens with Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Bobby Deol in â€˜Animalâ€™ which is slated to release in Dusshera next year. Apart from this the actress will be seen opposite Arjun Kapoor in â€˜Sandeep aur Pinky Farar.