Vidya Balan decided to take up strong women roles in Hindi Cinema and she has grown a market for herself through films like Dirty Picture, Kahaani. Recently, Mission Mangal ended the box office rut she was in.
Now, she is coming with Shakuntala Devi, Human-Computer biopic based on the maths genius Shakuntala Devi from India. She was known for her abilities to calculate any amount and solve any difficult mathematics equation, in seconds and minutes. She was also called many names for being witty, arrogant and there are many videos that demonstrate her abilities. Anu Menon is directing the film and the release is confirmed for Summer 2020. Here is the first look of Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi from the film.