Vidya Balan Shakuntala Devi
Shakuntala Devi earned the moniker ‘human computer’ for her impressive ability to memorise and compute numbers in record time, a talent that earned her a spot in The Guinness Book of World Records in 1982.

Trailer Shakuntala Devi Streaming On Amazon Prime Video

AMAZON PRIME VIDEO: The much-anticipated trailer of the Vidya Balan starrer Shakuntala Devi has finally released. The biopic of India’s mathematical genius Shakuntala Devi will take us on the life and times of the woman who earned the nickname of ‘human-computer’ for her amazing ability to compute the most complex math problems.

In the three-minute Amazon Prime Video trailer, we see Vidya Balan’s character, Shakuntala Devi, solving difficult mathematical problems leaving people shocked at her skill. The film will take us on the journey of heading to London to hone her talent, her marriage and her amazing life. The problem that Devi faces is when her daughter arrives. Essaying the role of Shakuntala’s daughter is actor Sanya Malhotra, who yearns for a mother and not a super-calculating genius.

Speaking about playing Shakuntala Devi in the biopic, Vidya Balan said in a statement, “Stepping into the world of Shakuntala Devi was as intimidating as it was exhilarating. Her story is inspirational and makes you see how if we believe in ourselves, the world is our oyster. A direct release on Prime Video will bring Shakuntala Devi one step closer to audiences across the globe where they can watch the movie at their convenience.”

Shakuntala Devi will premiere on Amazon Prime on July 31.

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