Saina Nehwal gives Shraddha Kapoor badminton tips for upcoming biopic
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Saina Nehwal gives Shraddha Kapoor badminton tips for upcoming biopic

In Saina Nehwal’s biopic, Shraddha Kapoor will be enacting the ace badminton player.

other sports Updated: Sep 08, 2017 16:30 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Shraddha Kapoor will portray Saina Nehwal in an upcoming biopic on the 2012 London badminton silver medallist(HT Photo)

Biographical films on sportspersons have become regular nowadays in Bollywood. After the success of films like Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Mary Kom and Sachin: A Billion Dreams, moviegoers are awaiting a biopic on badminton ace Saina Nehwal.

Shraddha Kapoor is enacting Saina in the upcoming film for which the actress is spending a lot of time with the 2010 London Olympics bronze medallist to get tips on the sport, her life among other things.

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Saina Nehwal on Friday tweeted a photograph which had herself, chief national coach Pullela Gopichand and Shraddha Kapoor posing for a click after a practice session in Hyderabad.

“Today’s badminton practice session ... Gopi sir , @ShraddhaKapoor and me #Biopic,” tweeted Saina.

This comes after Saina recently reunited with Gopichand and shifted back to train at the latter’s academy in Hyderabad.

The two-time World Championships medallist had shifted to Bangalore in 2014 to train with U Vimal Kumar after falling out with Gopichand.

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However, Saina buried the hatchet with the former All-England champion during the World Championships in Glasgow and announced on Monday that she would be returning to practice with Gopichand.

First Published: Sep 08, 2017 15:00 IST