Shraddha Kapoor looks her sporty best as Saina Nehwal

Updated:4 months, 3 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): After garnering immense appreciation for her latest quirky drama ‘Stree’, Shraddha Kapoor is all set to treat her fans with Bhushan Kumar’s biopic on Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal. T- Series has released the first look of Shraddha as Saina. In the picture, that seems to be a still from the film, the ‘Aashiqui 2’ actor can be seen donning the sportswear, holding a racket and channelling all her energy in the game. Sharing her experience about preparing for her role in the film, the 31-year-old said that she practised for months, which also included many 6 am training sessions. “I have already clocked 40 classes of badminton in preparation for this biopic. It’s a really tough sport, but I am enjoying myself,” she said. Talking about recreating the Indian shuttler’s journey, the ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ actor said, “To get an insight into the life of a sportsperson is fascinating. Saina’s journey itself is so interesting- right from her misses to her injuries and victories. “Shraddha added that she can relate to Saina’s journey in a lot of ways”. I can relate to her journey in a big way because I have gone through similar experiences in a different field. Despite everything, she has not let her focus shift and that’s what’s truly inspiring, the actor added. Directed by Amole Gupte, the film went on floors on September 22.

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