Saina Nehwal’s success story is one which brings goosebumps although it doesn’t have dramatic moments. That’s the energy of a narrative of such achievements. The movie Saina neither takes away nor provides to the attraction of the story. Sadly, that makes it a film that may be watched solely if you would like some element on how the participant bought there.
There’s one thing to be mentioned a couple of biopic that tries its greatest from changing into a hagiography.
There’s one thing to be mentioned a couple of biopic that tries its greatest from changing into a hagiography. Only a few obtain that, and Saina manages to. On the identical time, it does come throughout as a document of complaints that the participant may need in opposition to some individuals on her path—these too not vehement ones. The movie conveys these alongside together with her no-nonsense strategy and doesn’t undermine her exhausting work alongside the way in which. In actual fact, her exhausting work is offered matter-of-factly with out making a giant hullabaloo about it.
That, nonetheless, disengages you from the proceedings each from time to time. You then being to note the main points that don’t add up. Just like the uneven and compelled accents of Parineeti Chopra and a few of the different characters. Then you have got the fixed voiceover, which doesn’t come from a constant place. Some occasions it looks like it’s a carryover from the press convention Saina addressed firstly of the movie; at different occasions, it looks like she’s speaking to us, the viewers; and at but different occasions, it looks like we’re listening to her discuss to herself.
The performances don’t go away room for grievance, and the hassle shines by, particularly how exhausting Parineeti Chopra should’ve skilled. On the identical time, the spark that would stick with you for a very long time is lacking. It doesn’t assist that bizarre day-to-day exchanges all of a sudden see a spurt of filmy over-written dialogue, making the movie appear jerky.
All this put collectively makes the movie-watching expertise underwhelming, which is simply saved by the steps in Saina’s journey in direction of victory.
– meeta, part of the viewers