Saina Nehwal’s docu FIGHTER was filmed during the Li Ning China Masters 2011 in Changzhou.

Badminton World Federation (BWF), Badminton Association of India, Total Sports Asia and Chinese Badminton Association facilitated the shoot. They gave complete access to film Saina during her practice sessions as well as warm up and cool down sessions prior and after the match. Even her matches were filmed from close quarters.

Saina was also filmed outside of the arena going about her daily routine while on the tour.


Bronze Medalist, London Olympics 2012
Gold Medalist, Commonwealth Games 2010

Runners-up BWF Super Series Masters Finals 2011

5 OSIM BWF World Super Series Titles
Singapore Open 2010
Indonesia Open 2009, 2010
Hong Kong Open 2010

5 BWF Grand Prix Gold Titles
Swiss Open 2011-12
Indian Open 2010
Chinese Taipei Open 2008

Awarded ’Khel Ratna’, India’s highest honour for sportspersons in 2010
Awarded ‘Padma Shri’, India’s fourth highest honour for civilians in 2010