Sony MAX brings the World Television Premiere of Shakuntala Devi this December
Maths, a subject known to scare away the smartest, was just a piece of cake to Shakuntala Devi, the Human Computer . This December, Sony MAX brings to you the highly anticipated World Television Premiere of the Vidya Balan starrer biographical drama Shakuntala Devi. Also starring Jisshu Sengupta, Sanya Malhotra and Amit Sadh, the movie is an ode to the legendary Shakuntala Devi, for whose mind, the lengthiest of calculations took the shortest amount of time.
Cast and Crew
Directed by Anu Menon, the film ferries us into the life of Shakuntala Devi – who was not only a world-renowned Math genius but also a woman ahead of her times. A woman who lived life on her own terms, and did so unapologetically. The movie is a biopic on the life of Shakuntala Devi as the Math wizard and as a mother. The film is a glowing tribute to her brilliance, vulnerabilities as well as flaws.
Throughout the film, Vidya as Shakuntala Devi takes us on an astonishing journey of how the character not only beat perceptions about how a woman should behave in society but also beat the computer once while solving a complicated math question.
Hindi Movie Premiers
The movie packs a mix of witty, funny, intelligent and emotional dialogues, something that makes the entire experience of watching this movie extremely pleasurable for audiences of all ages.The graceful and charming Vidya Balan takes centre stage in the film as Shakuntala Devi and is fittingly supported by the dashing Amit Sadh, effortless performer Jisshu Sengupta and the powerhouse of talent, Sanya Malhotra who essays the role of Shakuntala Devi’s daughter.