Vidya Balan starrer 'Shakuntala Devi' is out for audience now
Mumbai/IBNS: Indian actress Vidya Balan starrer Hindi film 'Shakuntala Devi', which is based on the life of the globally renowned Indian mathematics genius Shakuntala Devi, premiered on Over-the-top (OTT) platform Amazon Prime Video on Friday.
Vidya essayed the role of Shakuntala Devi, who was popularly known as the ‘human computer’, in the film which has been directed by Anu Menon and produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra (Abundantia Entertainment).
'Shakuntala Devi' also stars Sanya Malhotra of 'Dangal' and 'Badhaai Ho' fame, who is seen playing the role of Shakuntala Devi’s daughter with whom the genius enjoyed a complicated but extraordinary relationship, alongside Jisshu U Sengupta and Amit Sadh in pivotal roles.
Following the release of the film, Vidya tweeted, " She is here!! Meet #ShakuntalaDeviOnPrime now!!!"
She is here!!— vidya balan (@vidya_balan) July 30, 2020
Meet #ShakuntalaDeviOnPrime now!!!@PrimeVideoIN#FirstDayFirstStream@sanyamalhotra07 @Jisshusengupta @TheAmitSadh @anumenon1805 @sonypicsprodns @vikramix @Abundantia_Ent @ShikhaaSharma03 pic.twitter.com/hzjfJRKhkk
Sanya said, "Watch her spread the magic of maths!"
Watch her spread the magic of maths!— Sanya Malhotra (@sanyamalhotra07) July 30, 2020
Meet #ShakuntalaDeviOnPrime now, on @PrimeVideoIN! #FirstDayFirstStream@vidya_balan @Jisshusengupta @TheAmitSadh @anumenon1805 @sonypicsprodns @vikramix @Abundantia_Ent @ShikhaaSharma03 pic.twitter.com/fR7bc1HcB5
Amit said on Twitter, "This genius is now on your screens too!"
This genius is now on your screens too! ????— Amit Sadh (@TheAmitSadh) July 30, 2020
Watching #ShakuntalaDevi on @PrimeVideoIN: https://t.co/iwa4CBWHMM @vidya_balan @sanyamalhotra07 @Jisshusengupta @anumenon1805 @sonypicsprodns @Abundantia_Ent @vikramix @ShikhaaSharma03 pic.twitter.com/v1e1wbJhTT
The screenplay is written by Anu Menon and Nayanika Mahtani, while the dialogues are penned by Ishita Moitra.
The film premiered on the OTT platform as all cinema halls are shut owing to Covid-19 pandemic.