Confirmed: Vidya Balan To Play ‘The Human Computer’ Shakuntala Devi


Confirmed: Vidya Balan To Play 'The Human Computer' Shakuntala Devi

Confirmed: Vidya Balan To Play ‘The Human Computer’ Shakuntala Devi

Vidya Balan is all set to play the role of Shakuntala Devi, the human computer, in her next film. Vidya took to social media to share the details pertaining to this new project.

Shakuntala Devi is one of the most well-known mathematicians in the country. Her genius was first discovered at the age of 5 when she solved a math problem meant for 18-year-old students.

Set for a summer 2020 release, the film is to be directed by Anu Menon of London, Paris, New York fame. The film is to be produced by Vikram Malhotra-led Abundantia Entertainment.

Though she never received any formal education, her talent for numbers also earned her a place in the 1982 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.

Aside from her love for mathematics, she was an astrologer, cookbook author, and a novelist. She traveled around the world demonstrating her mathematical ideas — at colleges, in theatres, on radio, and on television. She also penned the book ‘The World Of Homosexuals’.

Recently, Vidya played the role of NTR’s first wife Basavatharkam in NTR biopic.

Confirmed: Vidya Balan To Play 'The Human Computer' Shakuntala Devi

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