Vidya Balan will next be seen on the big screen in Shakuntala Devi – Human Computer. The film is a biopic on mathematics genius, Shakuntala Devi, who was also called as the human computer. Sanya Malhotra will be seen playing the role of Shakuntala Devi’s daughter Anupama in the film, and now, actor Amit Sadh has joined the cast of the movie.
The actor will be seen playing the role of Anupama’s husband and Shakuntala Devi’s son-in-law in the film. Talking about being a part of the movie, Amit said, “When I read the script I got to know so much more about the life of the incredible Shakuntala Devi. I’m very excited to join a cast featuring a powerhouse talent like Vidya Balan and the amazing Sanya Malhotra. I look forward to bring Ajay’s character alive on the big screen.”
The movie is being directed by Anu Menon and speaking about collaborating with her, the actor stated, “I’ve been working with Anu for the last couple of weeks. I respect her craft and precision. Her way of directing and storytelling has enhanced my performance each day. She has helped me understand Ajay’s character and narrative in context to the overall story in a very engaging manner.”
Menon too has some good words for Amit. She said, “Amit has such a credible and charismatic presence in the film that his character forms the perfect foil to the two women, Shakuntala & Anu. As an actor, he totally compliments the craft that Vidya and Sanya bring to the film. Working with him has been sheer joy, he gives in 1000% of himself and his passion is palpable and satisfying for a director.”
After a schedule in the UK, the movie is now being shot in Mumbai. Produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra and the film is slated to release in Summer 2020.