After Vidya Balan playing coming on board to play the titular role in Shakuntala Devi biopic, actress Sanya Malhotra last seen in Photograph opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui has joined the cast as Anupama Banerji, daughter to the mathematic genius.
The big news was revealed especially on Daughters' Day, September 22. 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."
Sanya's post also has a motion picture where she used a mathematical analogy. She held Anupama and her in the two ends of an equation as LHS and RHS to prove her sum!
Recently the makers of Shakuntala Devi biopic and Vidya released her first look as the maths nerd popularly called human-computer. 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.
Set for the summer 2020 release, the film will be produced by Vikram Malhotra-led Abundantia Entertainment.
Anupama stays in London and was present at the movie set on the first day to give the muharat clap.
Shakuntala Devi, the mathematical wizard, was known for her ability to make incredibly swift calculations from a very young age. Her great mathematical skills even find a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records.