Shraddha Kapoor has start her badminton training to play former world No.1 badminton champion Saina Nehwal in her biopic.
The film produced by Bhushan Kumar and directed by Amole Gupte. The shooting for the biopic will start by the end of 2017.
Shraddha play also in another biopics with her upcoming Haseena: The Queen of Mumbai in which she play the role of Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena Parkar.
Amole Gupte the director ofbiopic’s has said to have spent a lot of time researching the life of Saina Nehwal.
Actress said “Most girls have played badminton at some point in their lives in school. I feel so lucky to be playing Saina, who’s not just been the world’s No. 1 badminton player, but is also a youth icon. I can’t wait to start prepping for my role”.
In January, Saina Nehwal had said that she believed Deepika Padukone could portray the badminton star and do justice to the character, as she had seen Prakash Padikone’s daughter play badminton and she felt that Deepika was really good.