Vidya Balan is all set to play the math genius Shakuntala Devi in her next film. As per the reports of a leading daily she has begun her test look for the character.
In an interview with the daily, Vidya said, "I will get a bob to look the part. so the curly bob and my classic South Indian face is a good match for the part." Known as the 'human computer' Shakuntala devi who was born in Karnataka showed her arithmetic talent at an early age.
Talking about why she chose to this role Vidya said, "I always liked math, but that isn't a pre-requisite here. What drew me to the subject was her magnetic personality and the life that she led. I am playing her from her early 20s till the fag end of her career."
The film is directed by Anu Menon and produced by Vikram Malhotra. The film is expected to start shooting in October and release for summer 2020.
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