Well. There is more good news coming for all those fil;m fans who feel that they are starving for want of new films to hit the screens thanks to the prolonged period of hibernation due to lockdown. In the month of July, people can see not only films like Laxmmi Bomb, Dil Bechara, The Big Bull, Sadak 2 and Bhuj The Pride of India, Loot Case and Khuda Haafiz etc on the OTT Disney Plus Hotstar but also the eagerly awaited biopic starring Vidya Bzalan in and as Shakuntala Devi on Amazon Prime Video.
Amazon Prime Video has today announced the global premiere of the 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’.
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.Prime members in India and in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide can watch the endearing story of Shakuntala Devi starting 31st July.
The announcement can be viewed here-