Shraddha Kapoor Has Been Replaced by THIS Star in Saina Nehwal biopic
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Shraddha Kapoor Has Been Replaced by THIS Star in Saina Nehwal biopic

Shraddha Kapoor is not going to be playing Saina Nehwal in the biopic. The film had been in development for many months but now this star will play Saina Nehwal

It's official! Shraddha Kapoor will not be playing Saina Nehwal in the upcoming biopic. It will infact by playing by none other than Parineeti Chopra.

Saina Nehwal was born on March 17th, 1990 and has won over 24 international titles for her badminton skills for India. She represented India three times in the Olympics and won a bronze medal in her second appearance.

Shraddha was preparing for the role for many months but reports suggested that she opted out of the film due to ‘scheduling conflicts’. Shraddha is currently shooting for Street Dancer with Varun Dhawan in London. Parineeti is set to appear in the Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari this month.

Taran Adarsh tweeted, "IT’S OFFICIAL... Parineeti Chopra to play renowned badminton player #SainaNehwal... She will start training for the biopic soon... Directed by Amole Gupte... Produced by Bhushan Kumar... Filming will be completed by 2019-end... Early 2020 release.”

Producer Bhushan Kumar also tweeted, "Delighted to welcome @ParineetiChopra on board for the Saina Nehwal biopic!"

Parineeti Chopra made her debut in Bollywood with the film Ladies Vs. Ricky Bahl in 2001. She has mostly stuck to the genre of romantic comedies and intense drama. Kesari and the Saina Nehwal biopic will be a major shift for her choice of genre.

Shraddha Kapoor however, has been a bit more experimental in her roles. She made her debut in 2013 in Aashiqui 2 and has since taken many risks with her career. She appeared in Vishal Bharadwaj’s critically acclaimed Haider and the action drama Baaghi. She also appeared in the comedy horror film Stree.

The one thing Parineeti and Shraddha have in common is that they both often sing for their films. Shraddha will be seen in Sujeeth’s action thriller Saaho with Prabhas and Parineeti will be seen in Jabariya Jodi with Siddharth Malhotra.

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