‘SAINA’ first look: Shraddha Kapoor impresses as badminton player Saina Nehwal

Shraddha Kapoor had undergone rigorous training to step into the role of ace badminton player SAINA-nehwal/' title='Saina Nehwal' class='article_display_tag' data-id='saina-nehwal' id='article_tag_data_saina-nehwal' style='display: inline-block;'>Saina Nehwal and today she has shared her first look from the film titled, ‘SAINA’. The first look is quite captivating. It showed the 'Stree' dressed in a red tee and blue skirt holding a racket in her hand giving a wide shout in joy after winning match. 

Shraddha took to social media to share the pic with a caption, "#SAINA (sic)." 

Talking about the film, Shraddha in an earlier interview, had said, “I have already clocked 40 classes of badminton in preparation for this biopic. It’s a really tough sport, but I am enjoying myself. 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. 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 biopic being produced by Bhushan Kumar and directed by Amole Gupte went on floors last week. The film is set to hit theatres mid-2019.