Saina Nehwal is celebrating her 29th birthday today. We all know about Saina Nehwal's victories and achievements, listed below are some facts about her that are still not known. Saina was born in Hissar, Haryana, and was raised in Hyderabad. One of the most phenomenal badminton players of India, Saina turns a year older today. Saina Nehwal is one of the highest paid noncricketing sports personality! Saina's mother Usha Rani was a state-level badminton player and her father Dr. Harvir Singh Nehwal was among the top players during his college time. One solid reason behind taking up badminton professionally was to fulfill her mother's dream of becoming a national level badminton player.
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Saina got married to fellow badminton player Parupalli Kashyap on December 14, 2018. The newlyweds' love story began in Hyderabad at Pulela Gopichand's Badminton Academy and the rest is history! The Badminton star who is an inspiration to many was conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, India's top sporting honours in 2010. She is the first ever Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championship! As per the reports, actress Parineeti Chopra has replaced Shraddha Kapoor to play the lead role in Saina's upcoming biopic which is being directed by Amol Gupte.
Do you know how the champion likes to celebrate her big wins? By having ice cream! Yes, Saina loves to celebrate her big wins by indulging in ice creams! The 29-year-old is ranked 18th on the list of most charitable athletes! Many don't know this but the Shuttle Queen is also a brown belt in Karate! We wish Saina Nehwal a very happy birthday.
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