Shraddha Kapoor DROPS out of Saina Nehwal biopic; Parineeti Chopra steps in to play the ace shuttler

Shraddha Kapoor had trained hard to perfect the role of India’s badminton champion, Saina Nehwal. However, as per reports, Shraddha has dropped out of the biopic and Parineeti Chopra has been roped in for the same. Read to know details.
Shraddha Kapoor DROPS out of Saina Nehwal biopic; Parineeti Chopra steps in to play the ace shuttlerShraddha Kapoor DROPS out of Saina Nehwal biopic; Parineeti Chopra steps in to play the ace shuttler
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2019 is touted to be the year of biopics. From playing Kargil Martyrs on screen to astronauts to sportspersons, Bollywood actors will be seen playing real-life achievers on screen this year. One of the much awaited films of the year was a biopic based on the life of Indian Badminton Champ, Saina Nehwal. The role was to be essayed by Shraddha Kapoor. The first look of Shraddha as Saina left everyone completely in awe of the resemblance. Shraddha had been training with Badminton coaches to perfect her moves as the ace shuttler.

However, all seems to be down the drain as Shraddha Kapoor has decided to drop out of Saina Nehwal biopic and Parineeti Chopra has been roped in to play the shuttler. Yes, as per a report in Mumbai Mirror, Shraddha has backed out from the film due to scheduling issues. This year, Shraddha is doing back to back films. As of now, she is busy shooting for Chhichorre and then will be shooting for Street Dancer 3D post which her much awaited Saaho will be releasing. Thus, she was not able to commit dates to Saina Nehwal biopic. 

Amidst this, Parineeti Chopra showed a keen interest in the film and hence, was roped in to play Saina Nehwal. As of now, Parineeti Chopra will be gearing up and training for the role and once ready, she will shoot for the film. Bhushan Kumar, one of the producers confirmed the news and said, “We want to wrap up Saina by this year-end for an early 2020 release, so going ahead with the project is a decision taken by mutual consent. We are glad Parineeti has come on board for the film. Saina has made every Indian proud and we can’t wait to take her story to the world in the year of the Olympics.” 




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The first look of the film was revealed in 2018 in which Shraddha was seen as Saina and looked extremely familiar. She also had been training with the shuttler herself. However, Parineeti Chopra will be seen training for the role and will be seen in this epic biopic based on the ace female shuttler from India. Saina Nehwal biopic is being directed by Amol Gupte and is being produced by Bhushan Kumar.  


thank god!! girl can not act!! period!!

Sanya Malhotra is perfect for Saina both looks extremely similar

I have a strong feeling that Shraddha and Ranbir Kapoor will share a great chemistry in movies !!!!!! Producers....please cast them ya

Ok first of all Shraddha could not have nailed it. Just my personal opinion. Hearing lately much about how ditector was upset with her. She somehow knew she can't do justice to the movie. Glad she is out. But then this could have been a game changer for her had she tried more hard. Also, best of luck to Pari. This movie might change her fortune in industry.

Thank god shraddha though pretty couldn't have pulled this role.will be eager to see parineeti, as she is so talented, i dnt knw why she didnt do mvs much

Both of them deserve success and praise. So I am happy for Parí, but a little bit sad for Shraddha. This one sounded like a really interesting project. But I am sure Shraddha will triumph with her other up coming films.

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