Amole Gupte who known for his work on the 2007 Bollywood film ‘Taare Zameen Par’ as creative director and screenwriter.
He conceived the film along with his wife, Deepa Bhatia.
Now, the filmmaker reveals that an important part of the Saina Nehwal movie he’s directing, featuring Shraddha Kapoor, will also be about Saina’s childhood.
The actor-director says, “Saina was also a kid. A lot of her achievements came when she was a child. That will comprise of a major part of the film. And that’s my stronghold.”
While rumours have been around that Shraddha is finding it difficult to cope with the practice required for the film, and is getting injured, Amole is all praises for her.
He says, “She’s doing well; she’s practicing very well. She has already finished the first phase of badminton, so she can take her time and essay Saina’s role. It’s a very good challenge for her.”
However, Amole says that it has been a tough journey so far.
“We’re shooing in September. It’s a lot of preparation. It’s not an easy film,” he admits.
He was recently seen in ‘Sigham Returns’ along with Ajay Devgn.
Amole Gupte was the chairperson of the Children’s Film Society, India from 2012 to 2015.
The biopic will releases on 3 March, 2018.–CINEWS