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Vidya Balan to star in a biopic on Shakuntala Devi

Vidya Balan to star in a biopic on Shakuntala Devi

In Bollywood it looks like that there is nothing left in a name of new concept, Everyone is adopting the Format of a biopic.

Producer Vikram Malhotra announced today a biopic on Math Genius, Shakuntala Devi. He even confirms that Vidya Balan will play the lead role of Shakuntala Devi in the film which will be director by Anu Menon.

Vidya Balan is very keen to do this film, she says, “I am extremely excited to play the human computer, Shakuntala Devi, on the big screen. She was truly someone who embraced her individuality, had a strong feminist voice and braved many a naysayer to reach the pinnacle of success. I am thrilled that Vikram Malhotra, who I’ve worked with on Kahaani, and his team are producing the film. Vikram, Anu and I are proud to bring to life the story of one of the most inspiring women of this country.”

Shakuntala devi is the mathematical wizard, a ‘human computer’ the winner of moniker award, she was known for her ability to make incredibly swift calculations. 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.

Just waiting to see the 1st look of Vidya Balan in Shakuntala devi’s look.

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