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Saina Nehwal biopic lead Shraddha Kapoor proud of shuttler’s injury comeback

Saina Nehwal was heaped with praise by Shraddha Kapoor, who will be play the lead role in the shuttler’s biopic, for putting her injury struggles behind and winning a bronze medal at the World Badminton Championships

other sports Updated: Aug 28, 2017 13:20 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Mumbai
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India's Saina Nehwal poses with her bronze medal on the podium for the women's singles during the 2017 BWF World BadmintonChampionships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Sunday.(AFP)

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor, who is essaying Saina Nehwal in a biopic, congratulated the badminton ace for an “incredible” bounce back at the World Badminton Championships in Glasgow, where she secured a bronze medal.

Saina lost her singles semi-final against Japanese seventh seed Nozomi Okuhara at the match in Glasgow on Saturday.

Shraddha tweeted: “Massive congratulations Saina on winning your bronze. What a bounce back after your injury. Incredible! You make us so so so proud.”

Okuhara also edged out Olympic 2016 silver medallist P.V. Sindhu from the final of the World Badminton Championships on Sunday.

Praising the women, Shraddha added: “Incredible moment for India! Congratulations Saina and PV Sindhu for bringing back the bronze and silver medals home. Well played Okuhara!”

The Saina Nehwal biopic, titled “Saina”, is to be directed by Amole Gupte.

Meanwhile, actor-producer Sonu Sood is producing a movie on Sindhu, but he is yet to lock in the actress for the lead role.

First Published: Aug 28, 2017 13:20 IST