Parineeti Chopra Developed a Passion For Badminton While Working On The Saina Nehwal Biopic
In the same interview with Rajeev Masand, Chopra talked about missing badminton. She had to learn how to play it and play it like Saina Nehwal for the film Saina. Saina Nehwal is a professional Indian badminton player who won over 24 international titles.
Parineeti Chopra shared that because of the lockdown in Mumbai, she hasn’t been able to get on the badminton court to practice and she grew attached to the sport while filming and researching. In May 2020, she was yearning for the days when she could return to badminton practices.
In an interview with Bollywood Hungama, Parineeti Chopra also went into more details about playing Saina Nehwal. She discussed how it was her “most immersive process.” Chopra discussed how she had to really study the badminton superstar for the role because she wanted to make it as authentic as possible. She said she watched as many videos of Nehwal that she could find, interviews, matches, and so-on.