The Indian cinema box office is riding high on biopics, as evident in the releases we have come across in the recent times.
Now, here is the news of another biopic hitting the Indian big screens soon! And, this time it’s the story of Shakuntala Devi- The Human Computer’.
Known for her unique performance, Vidya Balan is playing the role of this math genius.
The movie is going to hit the screens in May 2020, Vidya shared on Twitter in her post on December 12, 2019.
“Get ready to be enamoured by her wit, charm & of course, genius! Watch the video to know when #ShakuntalaDevi is coming to theatres near you!” she said citing the short video clip that unveiled the release date.
Get ready to be enamoured by her wit, charm & of course, genius! Watch the video to know when #ShakuntalaDevi is coming to theatres near you!@sanyamalhotra07 @jisshusengupta @TheAmitSadh @anumenon1805 @sonypicsprodns @Abundantia_Ent @vikramix@sonypicsindia pic.twitter.com/6sJtDTcWSw
— vidya balan (@vidya_balan) December 12, 2019
Anu Menon is directing the film that will also have Sanya Malhotra and Jisshu Sengupta in special roles.
Nayanika Mahtani and Meon scripted the story and Ishita Moitra penned the dialogues.
Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra-led Abundantia Entertainment are presenting the film.
Shakuntala Devi is known for her genius in performing mathematics calculations at a computer’s speed. Dubbed as ‘mathematical wizard’, she does so at incredible speeds.
Shakuntala emerged to become famous at the age of 5 years, when she unfolded a mathematics problem for 18-year-old students.