Indian Sports Live Updates: March 26 —Saina Movie Review, Cast, Tickets, Trailer, Reactions
'Saina' will hit the theatres today. Also, check our live blog for updates from 2021 Orleans Masters to ISSF Shooting World Cup.
The movie based on the life of India's star badminton player, Saina Nehwal, will hit the big screens today on March 26. Directed by Amol Gupte, the film will bring forward the journey of Saina Nehwal from her childhood to how she became a world champion.
Check the box-office predictions and review Fealong with the happenings from Indian sports in this Live Blog:
- 26 March 2021 11:44 AM GMT
Experimenting with his style and technique, seasoned Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput has termed the lead up to this year's Tokyo Olympics the "most important" phase of his life as he seeks to work on improving his performance in finals
- 26 March 2021 9:00 AM GMT
Tragedy struck Vijayveer Sidhu during the final of 25m rapid fire pistol as a fly settled on his eyeshield which might have made him lose his concentration. Shooting first in the shoot-off, Sidhu could hit the target only once out of five shots and settled for a silver.
- 26 March 2021 6:32 AM GMT
Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra is super excited to essay the role of Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal in her biopic. However, she wasn't the first choice for the role. Filmmaker Amole Gupte recently opened up about the reasons Kapoor exited Saina. He said that the actor's health issues at the time stopped her from giving 100 per cent to the role.
- 26 March 2021 5:02 AM GMT
Hailing from the city of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, Eshan Naqvi was a very talented badminton player before he had to part ways with the sport due to a lower back injury. The son of a regional Sports Officer, Naqvi he travelled to Mumbai as a 13-year-old to attend a badminton camp under his coach Srikanth Vad and became a three-time Maharashtra state champion training under him.
- 26 March 2021 4:40 AM GMT
The director of Saina Nehwal's biopic, Amol Gupte lashed out at the speculation and the false news that was being portrayed in the light of the poster and was certainly aiming his message at trolls. He offered an explanation that mentioned the hand with the tri coloured sweatband is someone who aspires to reach the level of Saina.
- 26 March 2021 3:29 AM GMT
Naishaa Kaur Bhatoye plays the role of little Saina in the film. Not only is Naishaa a brilliant actor, as one can judge from the glimpses of the trailer, but she is also one of India's brightest young prospects in the sport of badminton.
Naishaa started playing badminton at the age of just 7 and has since gone on to win quite a few tournaments in the country. The girl from Chembur is ranked Maharashtra state number 1 in the under-13 category and is a former Mumbai under-11 champion