Vidya Balan (Photo Credit: Instagram)
Vidya Balan on Thursday announced her upcoming project named Sherni, where she will play the role of a forest officer. The film reportedly deals with the tigress, which was believed to have turned a man-eater and killed 13 people in Yavatmal's Pandharkawda area and was later put down by the authorities. will be directed by Amit Masurkar and produced by Bhushan Kumar.
The 41-year-old actor posted on Instagram, "Thrilled to announce my next film - #SHERNI ... Cannot wait to start shoot!Directed by: #AmitMasurkar. Produced by: @BhushanKumar @ivikramix #KrishanKumar & #AmitMasurkar. Written by: @aasthatiku"
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Thrilled to announce my next film - #SHERNI ... Cannot wait to start shoot! Directed by: #AmitMasurkar Produced by: @BhushanKumar @ivikramix #KrishanKumar & #AmitMasurkar Written by: @aasthatiku Watch this space for more! @abundantiaent @tseriesfilms @tseries.official @shikhaarif.sharma #ExcitementLevel100
Vidya soon will be seen in Shakuntala Devi - Human-Computer in which will be essaying the titular role. The film also features Sanya Malhotra and Jisshu Sengupta in supporting roles.
Excitement is multiplying each day! Time to dig into the 'root' of the mathematical genius, #ShakuntalaDevi. #FilmingBegins @sonypicsprodns @Abundantia_Ent @anumenon1805 @vikramix @SnehaRajani pic.twitter.com/Ayz2TNlePF— vidya balan (@vidya_balan) September 16, 2019
Helmed by Anu Menon, the story revolves around Shakuntala's ability to make incredibly swift calculations on her fingertips. Popularly known as 'mental calculator', her unique talent was first discovered at the age of 5 when she solved a math problem for 18-year-old students. Shakuntala Devi - Human-Computer is set to hit the theatres on May 8 this year.