India, March 15 -- Actor Shraddha Kapoor has quit Olympian and badminton star Saina Nehwal's biopic after being associated with the project since September. T-Series owner Bhushan Kumar confirmed the news to Mumbai Mirror, saying that Shraddha has been replaced by Parineeti Chopra in Amole Gupte's film.

"We want to wrap up Saina by this year-end for an early 2020 release, so going ahead with the project is a decision taken by mutual consent. We are glad Parineeti has come on board for the film. Saina has made every Indian proud and we can't wait to take her story to the world in the year of the Olympics," Kumar told the daily.

Parineeti is also thrilled to join the project and has always wanted to be part of a sports-based film. "It's a...