Vidya Balan Starrer Shakuntala Devi Movie is set for a Digital Release. Know Release Date | Trailer | Poster | Photos

Vidya Balan Starrer Shakuntala Devi Movie is set for a Digital Release. Know Release Date | Trailer | Poster | Photos

Shakuntala Devi movie is a biopic film starring National Award winning actor Vidya Balan in lead role and directed & written by Anu Menon. In this movie, Vidya Balan is playing the titular role as Shakuntala Devi who was known as “Human Computer” for doing complex mathematical calculations with much ease.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Shakuntala Devi movie will not be released in theatres and will release on Amazon Prime Video on 31st July 2020. This will be the second movie after Gulabo Sitabo which opted for digital release due to the countrywide lockdown.

Shakuntala Devi Film Poster

Here is the official poster of Vidya Balan starrer movie Shakuntala Devi-Human Computer

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Official poster of Shakuntala Devi-Human Computer starring Vidya Balan in the lead role

Shakuntala Devi Cast

  • Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi
  • Jisshu Sengupta as Paritosh Banerji, Shakuntala’s husband
  • Sanya Malhotra as Anupama Banerji, Shakuntala’s daughter
  • Amit Sadh as Ajay, Anupama’s husband

Story Synopsis

The story of Shakuntala Devi film is based on the life of mathematical genius Shakuntala Devi who was also known as “Human Computer”. Actor Vidya Balan is in the lead role in this biopic movie which shows Shakuntala Devi’s passion for numbers and her determination to spread its joy to the world. The film also showcases Shakuntala Devi’s bitter relationship with her daughter.

Shakuntala Devi Film Official Teaser/Trailer

Have a look at the official teaser trailer of Vidya Balan’s upcoming movie Shakuntala Devi-Human Computer

Shakuntala Devi Movie Release Date

Amid the delay in re-opening of theatres and ongoing nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19, movies are taking the digital route for their worldwide releases. In this line, Vidya Balan’s latest movie Shakuntala Devi-Human Computer will be released on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video on 31 July 2020.

Vidya Balan expressed her delight on the digital release of Shakuntala Devi and shared her thoughts via her Twitter handle:


Shakuntala Devi Music

Music of Shakuntala Devi movie has been composed by Sachin-Jigar and Tanishk Bagchi.

Who Was Shakunatala Devi?

Shakuntala Devi was regarded as “Human Computer” for her innate abilities of solving complex math equations within seconds. She was born on 4th November 1929 and died at the age of 83 in 2013 at Bangalore. Her brilliance of playing with numbers was first found at the age of five when she solved a math problem meant for an 18 year old student. Her talent also won her a place in the 1982 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records.

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Shakuntala Devi was a genius who conquered the world with numbers

Shankuntala Devi was also a famous writer and wrote several books in the subject of Maths, puzzles and astrology. She also wrote a book The World of Homosexuals which is considered a unique book on the subject matter.

An Amazing Fact about Shakuntala Devi

On 18 June 1980, Shakuntala Devi demonstrated the multiplication of two 13-digit numbers—7,686,369,774,870 × 2,465,099,745,779—picked at random by the Computer Department of Imperial College London. She correctly answered 18,947,668,177,995,426,462,773,730 in 28 seconds. This event was later recorded in The Guinness Book of World Records.

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