Shakuntala Devi: Human Computer - Sanya Malhotra to Play Vidya Balan's Daughter in the Biopic on Indian Mathematician

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We recently saw the amazing first look of Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi in the biopic based on the popular Indian mathematician. The first look featured Vidya donning a red saree, standing on a podium on the number 1 spot. On number 2 and number 3 spot, you can see a computer and a calculator, respectively. Now, another big news about this upcoming project is here. Actor Sanya Malhotra has been roped in the film to play the role of Shakuntala Devi's daughter Anupama Banerji. Shakuntala Devi: Human Computer - Vidya Balan Continues Her Tryst with Red Saree on the First Look of the Biopic.

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The big news has been revealed especially on Daughters' Day which is being celebrated on September 22, today. Sharing the exciting news on her Twitter, Mahotra tweeted saying, "Excitement quotient is max! Time to trace the coordinates of Shakuntala Devi's daughter, Anupama Banerji's journey."

Shakuntala Devi's daughter Anupama has been excited about this project and recently even gave the mahurat clap for the movie that went on floors in London recently. Badhaai Ho Actress Sanya Malhotra Says ‘The National Award Win Is Gratifying'.

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Check Out Sanya Malhotra's Post Here:


Sanya is known to work on projects with solid content. She has been previously seen in critically acclaimed projects such as Dangal, Pataakha, Badhaai Ho and Photograph. It is certainly going to be a treat to watch Vidya Balan and Sanya Malhotra working together.

Speaking about her character, Malhotra spoke to Bollywood Hungama and said, "I am very excited to play the iconic Shakuntala Devi’s daughter – Anupama Banerji. Everyone knows the achievements of the math genius Shakuntala Devi. I’m thrilled to bring onscreen this dynamic mother-daughter relationship and equally thrilled to work with Vidya Balan. Also looking forward to my first association with Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra.”

The film is being directed by Anu Menon and is being produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra.