Feeling hopeful with a billion others? Yeah, us too! Finally, Bollywood is coming out of its shitty-masala-movie-or-biopics-on-irrelevant-people comfort zone and giving us a ray of sunshine with such initiatives.
The teaser for Vidya Balan starrer biopic on ‘Human Computer’ Shakuntala Devi has released and it looks promising.
Here’s presenting @vidya_balan as #ShakuntalaDevi in the motion poster of the film. pic.twitter.com/eX2WHoAsyA
— Filmfare (@filmfare) September 16, 2019
FYI, Shakuntala Devi was an Indian writer and mental calculator, popularly known as ‘Human Computer‘. She wrote a book called The World of Homosexuals and it is regarded as the first study of homosexuality in India.
Twitter lauded the news in large numbers:
Sure Shot WINNER 🔥🔥🔥❤️❤️❤️
A Story that needs to be told, heard & watched by every Indian!! @vidya_balan is the Perfect choice to play #ShakuntalaDevi 👌👍 pic.twitter.com/UQJFKGUKt1
— AAVISHKAR (@aavishhkar) September 16, 2019
#ShakuntalaDevi the mathematical genius of India popularly known as the "Human Computer" who could calculate anything even faster than the computer.
Excited to watch the GENIUS on the Big Screen. @vidya_balan
Some of Shakuntala Devi's celebrated feats ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/qSFT2BfyAY
— Prakruti (प्रकृति) (@PrakrutiTweets) September 16, 2019
So , I can say now #ShakuntalaDevi urf @vidya_balan is back now !
And it will be awesome for sure ! pic.twitter.com/qAmm798FVI
— Bhaumil Patel ™👓 (@ImBhaumil) September 16, 2019
Wow 👏👏👏👏 I am Super excited for this film..🙌🙌🙌@vidya_balan is going to be superb as always.✌
Best of luck..👍👍👍👍👍#ShakuntalaDevi ❤❤❤❤ pic.twitter.com/jILSBQmn9U
— Samar Anand (@itssid_11) September 16, 2019
We sure are equally excited to see how this turns out!