EXCLUSIVE: Amole Gupte would love to show Parineeti Chopra starrer Saina to Shraddha Kapoor: I am fond of her

Updated on Mar 25, 2021 04:53 PM IST  |  286.5K
   
EXCLUSIVE: Amole Gupte would love to show Parineeti Chopra starrer Saina to Shraddha Kapoor: I am fond of her
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Director Amole Gupte has worked for more than five years on the upcoming Saina Nehwal biopic, that features Parineeti Chopra in the lead. The film is finally releasing, and the filmmaker is excited about it. However, Gupte recently showed the film to Saina’s parents, Harvir Singh Nehwal and Usha Rani Nehwal, and here’s how they reacted. “Saina was in England, but there are these two magicians who have created the magic called Saina and that is her parents. Imagine them having entrusted the biopic on their cherished daughter’s life in my hand, imagine my hands will be trembling for five years,” says Amole.  

He further adds, “It's a responsibility and I am not a product maker. I am not in the market to exploit people, their stories and values in order to exaggerate it and make it into a huge chewing gum bubble of emotions and tears. So when Saina’s parents saw the film, they just were overwhelmed. I had my associate there who was showing me the live feed of them watching the scene of Saina and them in the film, and how they were weeping and laughing out loud. I thought that I found my destination.” 

I showed the film to Saina’s parents and that is what I was committed to. But of course, why not Shraddha?
Amole Gupte

Before Parineeti Chopra, Shraddha Kapoor was roped in to play the titular role in this much awaited sports film. Prod Amole if he will be showing the film to Shraddha and he responds, “I showed the film to Saina’s parents and that is what I was committed to. But of course, why not Shraddha? I would love for her to come and see the film, I can send her an invite. I am very fond of Shraddha,” Amoles signs off.

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Anonymous : Luckily Shraddha did not continue with the movie because otherwise I would have had another movie failure, I am a fan of Shraddha, and the movie Saina would have had low income since we are in the covid and I think it will be a flop
REPLY 2 5 months ago
Anonymous : Saina never looked ferocious as parineethi looking in the trailer.I think she ruined this role
REPLY 4 5 months ago
Anonymous : thr movie is silly, too much hero worship, pari acts as if she is going fr WAR NOT MATCH
REPLY 5 5 months ago
Anonymous : Oh yeah so fond of Shraddha that he didn't wait for her recovery and replaced her without a second thought although Shraddha was already prepared.
REPLY 11 5 months ago