Shakuntala Devi Review: Vidya Balan Delivers Another Scintillating Performance

Shakuntala Devi Movie Review

The movies are releasing in digital platforms as the theatres are closed due to coronavirus. Recently movies like Gulabo Sitbao and Dil Bechara released in digital platforms. Today Shakuntala Devi released at Amazon Prime Video starring Vidya Balan and Sanya Malhotra. Vidya Balan delivers another scintillating performance in Shakuntala Devi biopic.


Shakuntala Devi Story

Shakuntala Devi

The movie is a story on the life of Shakuntala Devi. Vidya Balan portrays the role of Shakuntala Devi. While Sanya Malhotra has played the role of her daughter Anupama Banerji. The story of the movie explores the life of the human computer, an amazing relationship with numbers, and a lovely relationship between a mother and a daughter. The journey starts with three-year-old solving complex math problems. She was an independent young woman, an independent spirit in 1950s London. The story keeps you engaged with fun and entertainment. She found her love in Paritosh Banerji played by Jisshu Sengupta. Once she became a mother, she left torn between motherhood and numbers. What she will choose? Watch the movie to find out.


Shakuntala Devi Review

Shakuntala Devi

She was a renowned mathematician with astounding skills in solving complex math problems in record time. Shakuntala Devi also is known as the human computer was a renowned mathematician and a Guinness Book of World Record holder. Vidya Balan gets into the role of Shakuntala Devi with supreme confidence and perfection. Whether it was The Dirty Picture, Kahaani, Tumhari Sulu, or even Mission Mangal, she will always amaze you with her excellent acting skills. This movie is also no different. It is a story that should be told and no one can play the character with so much ease like Vidya Balan. Amit Sadh who played the role of Anupama’s husband fits into the character brilliantly. Director Anu Menon did a decent job of bringing the life of Shakuntala Devi. The music of the movie is above average. Sanya Malhotra also performed well.

Overall, the movie is a treat to watch and the story of the movie will amaze and as well as inspire you. We give the movie 4 stars out of 5. Have you watched the movie? How was it? Did you enjoy the performance of Vidya Balan? Let us know in the comments below.

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Review overview

Visual Appeal7.5
Praneet Samaiya
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