Vidya Balan To Visit Imperial College, Where Shakuntala Devi Received Her Guinness Book Of World Records’ Achievement

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Mumbai, 07th
October 2019. Versatile actress Vidya Balan has never failed to impress us with
her acting chops and Her Choice of Roles now her upcoming biopic – Shakuntala
Devi, where Vidya is playing the math wizard has got us all excited.

Vidya
Balan has already started shooting for biopic – Shakuntala Devi

The talented
actress has already started shooting for the film, which traces the life and
achievements of Shakuntala Devi aka human computer, in London, and now it is
learnt that Vidya shall be visiting Imperial College, where Shakuntala Devi
earned her place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

For the
uninitiated, on 18 June 1980, Shakuntala Devi demonstrated the multiplication
of two 13-digit numbers picked at random by the Computer Department of Imperial
College London, and correctly answered it in 28 seconds. With this unimaginable
feat Shakuntala Devi earned her a spot in Guinness Book of World Records. And
now the same prestigious institute has invited Vidya Balan as a guest to
interact with the students.

Speaking
about it, an excited Vidya said, “Imperial College is an integral part of
Shakuntala Devi’s life, this is the same college where she got her Guinness
Book of world Records achievement. I am honoured that I am getting an
opportunity to go visit this institute.”

Directed by Anu Menon, Shankuntala Devi is produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra. The film also stars Sanya Malhotra is scheduled to release in summer 2020.

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