Sony MAX has confirmed the television premiere of ‘Shakuntala Devi’ as its Christmas special movie.
Directed by Anu Menon (Waiting, Four More Shots Please S1) and produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra (Abundantia Entertainment), the biographical drama stars National Award winning actress Vidya Balan in the lead, essaying the role of the globally renowned Indian mathematics genius, who was popularly known as the ‘human computer’.
‘Shakuntala Devi’ also stars Sanya Malhotra (Dangal,Badhaai Ho), who will be seen playing the role of Shakuntala Devi’s daughter with whom the genius enjoyed a complicated but extraordinary relationship, alongside Jisshu Sengupta (Mardaani 2) and Amit Sadh (Breathe, Kai Po Che) in pivotal roles.
‘Shakuntala Devi’ was premiered on Amazon Prime Video earlier this year. It will now air on Sony MAX on Sunday 27th December at 12:00 (India) and 20:00 (UK).