The trailer of Vidya Balan’s film ‘Shakuntala Devi’ has been released. In the film, Vidya Bal has played the role of Shakuntala Devi. The film will stream on the digital platform Amazon on July 31.
What’s in the trailer?
In the trailer, Vidya Balan introduces mathematics as her best friend. He takes math and says that there is no rule in this, it is just magic. The film also shows Shakuntala Devi’s childhood journey. Goddess Shakuntala goes to London and registers her name in the Guinness Book of World Records here. The trailer also talks about Shakuntala Devi’s personal life. The trailer also talks about Shakuntala Devi’s struggle between mathematics and raising her daughter after separating from her husband.
In the role of Sanya Malhotra’s daughter
Sanya Malhotra plays Shakuntala Devi’s daughter Anupama Banerjee. This biopic is being directed by Anu Menon. Anu Mann had earlier directed the ‘More More Shots Please’ web series on Amazon Prime. In this film, Amit Sadh plays the role of Ajay, son-in-law of Shakuntala Devi.
Who is Shakuntala Devi?
Shakuntala Devi was a writer and a mental calculator. In the 1982 Guinness Book of World Records edition, he made a name for himself with his quick calculations. He was also an astrologer and novelist. His first book, Born on November 4, 1929, in Bengaluru, Shakuntala Devi passed away on April 21, 2013.
What is a working human computer called?
At Southern Methodist University in Texas, USA, he gave the 23rd origin of the number 201 in just 50 seconds. A special computer was placed to test their answer, fitting a program that could count large numbers. Shakuntala Devi set the record by multiplying the 13-digit amount given randomly by the computer department of Imperial College London with another 13-digit amount in pinch playing. He gave the correct answer of multiplication in just 28 seconds even faster than a computer. People started calling him Human-Computer.