Vidya Balan is on the board to play the lead role in upcoming biopic of Shakuntala Devi. Today the makers released the first look poster of Shakuntala Devi and also released the teaser of the film. The poster shows Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi, the human computer, donning short hair and red saree. Shakuntala Devi , was known for her ability to make swift calculations. Her genius was first discovered at the age of 5, when she solved a math problem for 18 years old students.
Helmed by Anu Menon, and produced by Vikram Malhotra-led Abundantia Entertainment, the movie is all about the story of Mathematics genius Shakuntala Devi. The trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “Filming begins today... Vidya Balan as #ShakuntalaDevi... Based on the life of mathematical genius, the ‘human computer’ - Shakuntala Devi... Directed by Anu Menon... Summer 2020 release... Produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Abundantia Entertainment.”