Confirmed! Vidya Balan's Shakuntala Devi to release on this date on digital platform

Published: Jul 02, 2020, 19:45 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Directed by Anu Menon, Shakuntala Devi stars Vidya Balan and Sanya Malhotra in lead roles

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Amazon Prime Video on Thursday announced the global premiere of eagerly awaited Hindi title, Shakuntala Devi exclusively on the streaming service. Directed by Anu Menon (Waiting, Four More Shots Please S1) and produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra (Abundantia Entertainment), the biographical drama stars National Award winning actress Vidya Balan in the lead, essaying the role of the globally renowned Indian mathematics genius, who was popularly known as the 'human computer'.

Vidya took to her Instagram handle to announce the release date of her upcoming film. Sharing the video, she wrote, "Experience the story of an extraordinary mind! #ShakuntalaDeviOnPrime premieres July 31, on @PrimeVideoIN (sic)".

Shakuntala Devi also stars Sanya Malhotra (Dangal,Badhaai Ho), who will be seen playing the role of Shakuntala Devi's daughter with whom the genius enjoyed a complicated but extraordinary relationship, alongside Jisshu Sengupta (Mardaani 2) and Amit Sadh (Breathe, Kai Po Che) in pivotal roles. The screenplay is written by Anu Menon and Nayanika Mahtani, while the dialogues are penned by Ishita Moitra.

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