New Delhi: The first look of Bollywood actress Vidya Balan as mathematics genius Shakuntala Devi has been unveiled.
Sharing the first look of Shakuntala Devi, Vidya Balan tweeted, "She was extraordinary, in every sense of the word! Know the story of the child prodigy & the human computer, #ShakuntalaDevi
She was extraordinary, in every sense of the word! Know the story of the child prodigy & the human computer, #ShakuntalaDevi @sonypicsprodns @Abundantia_Ent @anumenon1805 @vikramix @SnehaRajani pic.twitter.com/P2PAqPp5Tt
— vidya balan (@vidya_balan) September 16, 2019
"Excitement is multiplying each day! Time to dig into the 'root' of the mathematical genius, #ShakuntalaDevi. #FilmingBegins
@sonypicsprodns, " another tweet read.
My love and respect for you just keeps ‘adding’ & ‘multiplying’ @vidya_balan - #VidyaBalan in and as #ShakuntalaDevi - Directed by @anumenon1805 @Abundantia_Ent @SonyPicsIndia @vikramix pic.twitter.com/kLPd7EnvVF
— Devansh Patel (@PatelDevansh) September 16, 2019
Earlier in an interview with IANS, Vidya had expressed her excitement about the role. "I am extremely excited to play the human-computer, Shakuntala Devi, on the big screen. She was truly someone who embraced her individuality, had a strong feminist voice and braved many a naysayer to reach the pinnacle of success."