Amazon Prime Video today announced the digital premiere of the critically and publically acclaimed sports biopic, ‘Saina’, starring Parineeta Chopra in the lead, the film shows the highs and lows of one of the most celebrated badminton player in the country. The film is directed by critically acclaimed filmmaker Amole Gupte and 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 highlights Sania’s childhood, her interest in badminton her journey from Haryana to Hyderabad, where she met her coach, and after that how her life was changed. ‘Saina’ shows the struggle, achievement in the personal as well as professional life of our favorite badminton player. The film ‘Saina’ is brought to us by a team of amazing cast and crew.
Vijay Subramaniam. Director and Head, Content, Amazon Prime Video, India while talking about the digital release of the movie on Amazon said, “At Amazon Prime Video, we have always endeavored to bring fresh stories and latest releases on our service to entertain our customers. We are thrilled to announce the digital premiere of one of the most eagerly awaited films of the year, Saina. An inspiring story of a real-life champion backed by Parineeti Chopra’s impressive performance and Amole Gupte’s great direction makes this film the perfect addition to our content offering. We are happy to provide our customers with the choice of enjoying the latest Hindi blockbuster movies from the safety and comfort of their homes, not just in India but across the globe.”
The lead of the film, Parineeta Chopra while talking about the digital release, 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. 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 favor. I had a great time working on this film.”
‘Saina’ is going to release on 23rd April, on Amazon Prime.
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