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Shakuntala Devi Movie Review, Cast, Trailer, Story : Vidya Balan in a lead


Shakuntala Devi is an upcoming Hindi biopic movie on mathematician genius, writer & astrologer Shakuntala Devi. Vidya Balan is playing the lead role in the movie under the direction of Anu Menon. The article is focused on Shakuntala Devi Movie review, cast, story, trailer and much more.

Shakuntala Devi Movie Plot/Story

Shakuntala Devi recognized by her skills of memorizing the numbers and ability to solve complex and complicated math problems in minimal time. Because of her extraordinary skills, she was called ‘Human Computer‘.

Vidya Balan is playing the character of Shakuntala, and as seen in the trailer, Vidya is looking similar to the Deviji and stunning the show. Sanya Malhotra is playing the role of Shakuntala Devi’s daughter in the movie. The two were looking fighting with each other as Shakuntala has blamed motherhood for fulfilling her wish, and Sanya’s Character wants a normal mother.

The fact that Shakuntala Devi is not a perfect woman and probably not a perfect mother is evident in the trailer of the film. Along with Vidya, Jisshu Sengupta, Sanya Malhotra, and Amit Sadh are also playing an important role in the film. It will be interesting to see the chemistry between Devi and her daughter, and her amazing skills to solve the problems.

Shakuntala Devi movie poster
Shakuntala Devi movie poster

Shakuntala Devi Movie Cast & Crew

The cast in the film is prominent the starring actors are newcomers and talented and showcase the skills with previous performance. The direction is by the new talented lady Anu Menon and the crew, and technical supporting team details is as follows.

Shakuntala Devi movie cast
Shakuntala Devi movie cast: Vidya Balan & Sanya Malhotra
  • Actors :
    • Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi
    • Jisshu Sengupta as Paritosh Banerji, Shakuntala’s husband
    • Sanya Malhotra as Anupama Banerji, Shakuntala’s daughter
    • Amit Sadh as Ajay, Anupama’s husband
  • Directed by: Anu Menon
  • Produced by: Sony Pictures Networks India, Vikram Malhotra
  • Written & Dialogue: Ishita Moitra
  • Screenplay by: Anu Menon, Nayanika Mahtani
  • Narrated by: Shah Rukh Khan
  • Music by: Sachin–Jigar
  • Lyrics by: Vayu and Priya Saraiya
  • Background Score: Karan Kulkarni
  • Cinematography: Keiko Nakahara
  • Edited by: Antara Lahiri
  • Production company: Abundantia Entertainment, Sony Pictures Networks India, A Genius Films Production
  • Distributed by: Prime Video

Shakuntala Devi Movie Release Date

The movie was to be scheduled to release at the theatre on the big number of screens on 8 May 2020. But due to these pandemic situations, it got delays, and now the film is going to release on 31 July 2020 on the OTT platform.

Vidya Balan posted on her social account that the film is going to release on the online platform.

Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi in film
Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi in film

Where to watch the film?

The movie is premier on the 31st of July allover the world. You can watch it online on the Amazon Prime platform.

Shakauntala Devi Movie Trailer

The movie trailer is launched on 15 July 2020 on different social platforms. The trailer receives a positive response, and people like the chemistry between mother and daughter, and the mathematical magic. Trailer got 9 Million views and 100 Thousand plus like within 24 hours of launching.

Vidya Balan share the first look of the movie on her social platform

Let’s take a first look and enjoy the Shakuntala Devi movie trailer.

The other starring actors Jisshu Sengupta, Sanya Malhotra and Amit Sadh also share the first look of the movie on their social platform

Shakuntala Devi Review

The trailer is looking so fantastic, and the star cast is making it feel real. The chemistry between mother and daughter relations and the skills of a genius mind will be interesting to watch. So we will entertain by the brilliance of the Shakuntala Devi or the screenplay disappoint us this all we will get on 31 July.

The details review of the movie will be uploading soon.


It’s a pride and lucky to have such great personality and brilliant mind is in our country. Let’s wait till premier to get the glimpse of the movie. If you want you can read her life story, journey, and all about her personal life in the biography of Shakuntala Devi.

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