In a separate post, Vidya Balan shared the teaser of the film, in which her character as Shakuntala Devi is introduced as “sharp, arrogant, eccentric, ruthless, witty, outspoken and Ma Genius.” Sharing the teaser, Vidya Balan wrote: “She was extraordinary in every sense of the word! Know the story of the child prodigy and the human computer. #Shakuntala Devi.”Earlier, in an interview with PTI, Vidya Balan opened up about his role as Shakuntala Devi and said: “I am extremely excited to play the human computer, Shakuntala Devi, on the big screen. She was truly someone who embraced her individuality, had a strong feminist voice and braved many a naysayer to reach the pinnacle of success.”
The film on Shakuntala Devi is written by Anu Menon along with Nayanika Mahtani. It is scheduled to release next year.