Team Shakuntala Devi including Vidya Balan, Amit Sadh and Sanya Malhotra took to their respective social media profiles and urged fans to catch the “First Day First Stream” of the biographical drama based on the Human computer.
The biographical drama, Shakuntala Devi is based on the mathematical genius of the same name, also known as human computer. The is written and directed by Anu Menon and produced by Sony Pictures Networks India and Vikram Malhotra under his banner Abundantia Entertainment.
The film stars Vidya Balan as Shakuntala Devi, who was also known as the "human computer" along with Jisshu Sengupta, Sanya Malhotra and Amit Sadh.
Actress Vidya Balan took to her social media and shared a candid picture of herself in her jammies watching the film. She captioned it, “She is here!! Meet #ShakuntalaDeviOnPrime now!!! @PrimeVideoIN #FirstDayFirstStream @sanyamalhotra07 @Jisshusengupta @TheAmitSadh @anumenon1805 @sonypicsprodns @vikramix @Abundantia_Ent @ShikhaaSharma03”
Actor Amit Sadh also shared the same, he captioned it, “This genius is now on your screens too! Watching #ShakuntalaDevi on @primevideoin @balanvidya @sanyamalhotra_ @senguptajisshu @directormenon @sonypicsprodns @ivikramix @abundantiaent @shikhaarif.sharma”
Actress Sanya Malhotra who plays the troubling kid of Shakuntala Devi in the film also shared her picture and wrote, “Watch her spread the magic of maths! Meet #ShakuntalaDeviOnPrime now, on @PrimeVideoIN! #FirstDayFirstStream @balanvidya @senguptajisshu @theamitsadh @directormenon @sonypicsprodns @ivikramix @abundantiaent @shikhaarif.sharma”
The film was scheduled to be theatrically released in India on 8 May 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film was streamed worldwide on 31 July 2020 on Prime Video.