The genius of Anu Menon’s storytelling is that even while presenting a story about Shakuntala Devi, who was popularly known as the ‘Human Computer’, she attempts to show us the woman behind this math wizard.
Shakuntala Devi’s real genius perhaps laid in the fact that her analytical mind was backed by a deep-seated humanity.
A writer, mathematician and an advocate for the equality of genders, all bundled in one, Shakuntala Devi’s life and achievements continue to inspire millions around the world.
Shakuntala Devi also advocated for the rights of gay people in the country. She also authored the book – The world of homosexuals in 1977.
Actress Vidya Balan is all set to play Shakuntala Devi in her biopic. Directed by Anu Menon and produced by…