Release date announced for Vidya Balan’s Shakuntala Devi biopic!
Vidya Balan’s biopic on renowned mathematician Shakuntala Devi is getting ready for release. Amazon Prime has bagged the streaming rights. The film will now release directly on Prime on July 31. It is directed by Anu Menon and produced jointly by Vikram Malhotra of Abundantia Entertainment and Sony Pictures Network. Anu Menon and Nayanika Mahtani have scripted the film with dialogues penned by Ishita Moitra.
Shakuntala Devi was popularly known as the ‘Human Computer’. Her extraordinary skills in solving complex mathematical problems earned her a place in the 1982 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records. She has also written a number of books, including novels as well as texts about mathematics, puzzles, and astrology. She also wrote the book ‘The World of Homosexuals’, which is considered the first study of homosexuality in India. It will be interesting to see Vidya Balan, unarguably one of the finest female actors in the country, bring life to such a legendary person.