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Shakuntala Devi (2020)

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The extraordinary story of Shakuntala Devi, the world-renowned mathematician who lived her life on her own terms. While the film pays tribute to her genius as a mathematician, it also ... See full summary »

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Anu Menon
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Credited cast:
Vidya Balan ... Shakuntala Devi
Sanya Malhotra ... Anupama Banerji
Jishu Sengupta ... Paritosh Banerji
Amit Sadh ... Ajay Abhaya Kumar
Ahan Nirban ... Srinivas
Luca Calvani ... Javier
Sheeba Chaddha ... Tarabai
Prakash Belawadi ... Shakuntala's Father
Barnaby Jago Barnaby Jago ... English Presenter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nisha Aaliya ... Bookshop Interviewer
Claire Ashton ... Tea Room Lady
Noel Athayde Noel Athayde ... Male Jazz singer
Ian Bailley Ian Bailley ... Mediator
Santosh Banerjee ... Gordhanbhai
Alex Bartram ... Edward

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Actress Vidya Balan, director Anu Menon, and costumer designer Niharika Bhasin Khan walk through Shakuntala Devi's style evolution.

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The extraordinary story of Shakuntala Devi, the world-renowned mathematician who lived her life on her own terms. While the film pays tribute to her genius as a mathematician, it also humanizes her as a woman and mother, in trying to capture her indomitable spirit. Told through the lens of her relationship with her daughter Anu, the film highlights their very different struggles and aspirations.

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Sanya Malhotra and Vidya Balan's first film together. See more »

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1: [Anu Menon - "I wanted to make a commericial movie based on Shakuntala Devi's life, my advertisement background helped me a lot"]
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Ok movie-one time watch
31 July 2020 | by abhimishraaSee all my reviews

The movie is ok. But cant be called a proper biopic. Most of the humour looks forced.


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31 July 2020 (India) See more »

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