Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra is all set for the release of her next film Saina, which is a biopic on ace badminton player, Saina Nehwal. The actress revealed how she got tips from her actress Priyanka Chopra, when she was working on Saina.

Since the trailer and teaser of Saina were released, people have been giving mixed reviews to Parineeti’s portrayal of Saina in the movie. In a recent interview, Parineeti talked about the reviews she got from the audience. She agreed that she doesn’t look like Saina Nehwal and said that she focused on getting the right body language and posture. Parineeti informed that her global star cousin Priyanka Chopra Jonas also gave the same advice to her.

Interestingly, Priyanka had also starred in the biopic of boxer Mary Kom. It was Priyanka who told Parineeti to focus on getting the characters feel right.

Parineeti further revealed that Priyanka was one of the first people she called. Parineeti spoke to her about her look. She underscored that even Priyanka does not look like Mary Kom but still she transformed herself to look like the boxer. Parineeti said that Priyanka had suggested Parineeti to not use prosthetics and to just mould her body like Saina’s.

‘Saina’ is a biopic which will bring the life of stellar Badminton player Saina Nehwal on the big screen. The movie is written and directed by Amole Gupte. It is being backed by backed by T-Series.

Saina will be releasing on the silver screen on 26th March.

Parineeti was last seen in Sandeep aur Pinky Farrar opposite actor Arjun Kapoor. The movie released on Friday (19 March, 2021).