Vidya Balan shared the news with her fans and wrote, “Delighted to announce that you will get to see #ShakuntalaDevi very soon on @primevideoin will all your loved ones. Thrilled that we will able to entertain you in these unprecedented times. #WorldPremiereOnPrime #ShakuntalaDeviOnPrime @sanyamalhotra_ @senguptajisshu @theamitsadh @sonypicsprodns @abudantien @directormenon @ivikramix @vivekkrishnani @sonypicturesin @shikhaarif.sharma”
The film revolves around the life of Shakuntala Devi who is also known as the human computer. She could do complex calculations within seconds. National Award winning actress Vidya Balan will essay her role on the screen. The film also features Sanya Malhotra who plays the role of Shakuntala Devi’s daughter in the film, Amit Sadh and Jisshu Sengupta.
Film was scheduled to be released on May 8 , 2020 but owing to corona pandemic the film will now have a digital premiere on Amazon Prime. Film has been written and directed by Anu Menon and produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra. Date of the Digital release will be announced very soon.