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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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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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Shakuntala Devi (4 November 1929 to 21 April 2013) was an Indian writer and mental calculator, popularly known as the Human Computer. See more »

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Shakuntala Devi: [Anu Menon says Indians hate mathematics on the contrary Indians love mathematics]
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90% Bollywood drama 10% biopic
31 July 2020 | by itachisusanoSee all my reviews

This is not what you call a biopic. Bollywood doesn't know how to make a biopic rather they show same old drama, over acting, their own fictitious story. They did same Mission Mangal. Watch it only see mother daughter relationship


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31 July 2020 (India) See more »

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