amir syarif siregar’s review published on Letterboxd:
Amole Gupte's 'Saina' suffers from over-simplistic, flawed writing and weak execution. Gupte's direction fails to discover the main element of the film, the sports. The matches aren't choreographed well, the information about the sport isn't provided, and the breathtaking sequences were missing. Parineeti Chopra can't act at all and fails to bring her character to life. Saina Nehwal deserves better than this.