Vidaya Balan’s Upcoming Movie; Shakuntla Devi to Release on Amazon Prime Video on July 31st ;
Shakuntala Devi is an upcoming biographical film directed and written by Anu Menon and produced by Sony Pictures Networks India and Vikram Malhotra under his banner Abundantia Entertainment. The film stars Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi, who was also known as the “human computer” along with Jisshu Sengupta, Sanya Malhotra and Amit Sadh.
Shakuntala Devi was an Indian woman who was popularly regarded as a human-computer. Her talent also won her a place in the 1982 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records. She passed away in 2013 due to respiratory problems but her legacy is alive. Apart from her mainstream work, Shakuntala Devi also wrote a book called The World of Homosexuals, which was the first study of its kind.
The film was scheduled to be theatrically released in India on 8 May 2020, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film will not be released theatrically and will stream worldwide on 31 July 2020 on Amazon Prime Video.