Women Centric Bollywood Movies: 2020 was the year of powerful movies like Chhapaak and Thappad which enjoyed theatrical releases. Meanwhile, eponymous biopics like Shakuntala Devi and Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl and other women-centric movies like Bulbbul released on OTT platforms. In 2021, expect another solid batch of female centric films. Here are some you need to flag off.
Based on the life of India’s first shuttler to win an Olympic medal, the biopic is directed by Amole Gupte. Parineeti Chopra will portray Saina Nehwal’s character in the movie whereas Manav Kaul will play the role of her esteemed coach, P. Gopichand. Paresh Rawal will don the role of the ace badminton player’s father. Initially set to release in March 2020, it got delayed due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Although the project was first taken up by Shraddha Kapoor, she was replaced by Parineeti Chopra due to former’s tight schedule. Nevertheless, Parineeti Chopra has put immense efforts in order to flawlessly play the role, which could be seen in various photos released on social media during the film’s shooting. Furthermore, Saina herself shared photos of the actor’s look in the movie on Instagram.