Shraddha Kapoor has finally begun shooting for Amol Gupte’s Saina Nehwal biopic in Mumbai.

“I’m really excited about this film. Saina is the country’s sweetheart, a champion and a youth icon. It’s a challenging role for an actor as it requires an immense amount of transformation.”, Kapoor told Mirror.

On whether Nehwal and her family will be on set during shooting, Kapoor shared, “I hope they are. It will be nice to have them there, along with their support.”, adding that she connects with the badminton player’s story, “Well, I can relate to her journey. She has bounced back so many times and her journey has been a real rollercoaster.”

Meanwhile, Kapoor’s latest film ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ (2018) has just released on 20th September to positive reviews.