Parineeti Chopra-starrer Saina to release on Amazon Prime Video on April 23

Parineeti Chopra-starrer Saina to release on Amazon Prime Video on April 23

The story narrates her struggles and achievements and her journey in the world of sports.

Parineeti Chopra's Saina, which released in the theatres on March 26, will soon start streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The biopic on Indian badminton champ Saina Nehwal will release on the OTT platform on April 23. Parineeti, who plays the titular role in the film, was praised by her fans on social media for her portrayal of the sports legend.

Directed by Amol Gupte, the film chronicles Saina's childhood, her growing interest in badminton and her move from Haryana to Hyderabad, where she met the coach who changed her life. The story narrates her struggles and achievements and her journey in the world of sports.

Talking about Saina's release on Amazon Prime Video, Parineeti Chopra said, "I am extremely thrilled with the film having a global digital premiere on Amazon Prime Video, bringing such an inspirational story to audiences across the world."

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She further added, 'With this film, I have learnt that a biographical film comes with many challenges; my biggest challenge as an actor was to get into Saina Nehwal’s shoes, literally and figuratively, to stay true to the story and recreate her accomplishments and hardships. As an actor, I embraced each challenge, and I do think that I learnt a lot as a professional in the process. I worked on the physical appearance and the right body language, and I am glad it worked out in my favour. I had a great time working on this film."

Director Amol Gupte is also excited for Saina's OTT release. "Most excited that the world can now access Saina. They’ve been waiting patiently for the film to enter their homes and in these difficult times, I hope the film brings positivity and optimism to viewers," he said.

Directed by Amole Gupte of Stanley Ka Dabba fame, Saina is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Sujay Jairaj and Rashesh Shah, co-produced by Vinod Bhanushali and Shiv Chanana under the banner of T-Series, Deepa Bhatia (Amole Gupte Cinema) and Front Foot Pictures. The film released in the theatres on March 26 and viewers praised Parineeti for her versatility.

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