Vidya Balan starrer Shakuntala Devi is the first Indian language biopic to make its global premiere exclusively on Prime Video.
Amazon Prime unveiled the trailer of Shakuntala Devi – or the ‘Human Computer, as she was called. She was not only a world-renowned math genius, but also a woman ahead of her times. She lived life on her own terms, and did so unapologetically.
The trailer od the film show Vidya Balan in so many shades. She is not just about Shakuntala Devi, the math wizard, it is also about the woman and mother, with all her brilliance, vulnerabilities and flaws. In the 2.47 minutes of trailer, Vidya Balan aces her character so well that we are awaiting for the film with our opem arms now.
The film stars Sanya Malhotra who will be seen playing the role of Shakuntala Devi’s daughter with whom the genius enjoyed a complicated but extraordinary relationship. Taking a little time in the trailer, Sanya and Vidya’s relationship in the film show the sweet and salty side. They are shown as happy mother daughter dua as well as fighting like enemies duo. Actors Jisshu Sengupta and Amit Sadh also essay pivotal roles in the film.
The trailer looks promising and levels up our excitement. Watch it here:
The screenplay is written by Anu Menon and Nayanika Mahtani, while the dialogues are penned by Ishita Moitra.
The film will premier from July 31st on Amazon Prime. Produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra, and directed by Anu Menon, Shakuntala Devi stars National award-winning actor Vidya Balan in the lead, alongside Sanya Malhotra, Amit Sadh and Jisshu Sengupta.