Vidya Balan is making her debut in Amazon Prime with the movie ‘Shakuntala Devi’. Shakuntala Devi Vidya plays the role of Goddess Shakuntala in the film. The film is set to release on Amazon following the inability to release a theater during the Covid crisis.
Directed by Anu Menon, the film also stars Sanya Malhotra, Amit Saad and Jishu Sengupta in lead roles. The film was produced by Vikram Malhotra and produced by Sony Pictures Network.
The main location of the film is London and India. The film was shot in Imperial College. Imperial College is an important part of the life of Goddess Shakuntala. Vidya Balan had said that she was honored to have the opportunity to go to that college.
At six years old, Shakuntala Devi, a mathematician who excelled in numerology without ever going to any school, showed her speed and calculation skills at the University of Mysore. At the age of eight, it was repeated at the Annamalai University of Tamil Nadu.
Shakuntala Devi, who competed in the Cube Root with a computer in Dallas, USA in 1977, answered within fifty seconds. Shakuntala Devi has discovered through the 23rd class of the 201-digit number.
On June 13, 1980, Shakuntala Devi made her mark at the Imperial College, London. Before Shakuntala Devi, her computer suggested two thirteen numbers. 7,686,369,774,870 and 2,465,099,745,779. Shakuntala asked Devi to find out the multiplicity of these. In twenty-eight seconds Shakuntala Devi reached the correct answer of 18,947,668,177,995,426,462,773,730.