Vidya Balan’s new movie Shakuntala Devi released on the popular digital streaming website Amazon Prime Videos and fans shared their reactions on Twitter.
The latest addition to movies released on digital platforms, Shakuntala Devi starring the critically acclaimed, Vidya Balan premiered yesterday and fans took to Twitter to share their reactions on the same. A tale of one of the most renowned mathematicians of India, Shakuntala Devi has managed to impress the audiences with its screenplay and characters.
The movie is based on a strong, independent and smart woman who finds herself intrigued by maths problems and finding its solutions. A vibrant movie, it also takes the audiences through an emotional relationship between mother-daughter. As the female lead stands as a strong feminist, we get an insight into her incredible life. She stuns people with all her intelligence and chooses to be extraordinary in the world of normal.
Vidya Balan who plays Shakuntala Devi like always managed to impress the audiences with her performance. The movie also marks the actor’s digital debut. Vidya has been receiving praises from critics for her portrayal of the maths genius. Director Anu Menon has beautifully dramatized the life of a maths wizard and her struggles to stand out in the man’s world. Another actor who is garnering attention for her role in the film is, Sanya Malhotra. In the movie, Sanya plays the role of a daughter who wants a life away and apart from that of her mother’s and delivers an earnest performance.
The movie does have its flaws and shortcomings but the performances seem to have made a place in the hearts of the viewers.
Take a look at people’s reaction on Shakuntala Devi:
Quite enjoyed #ShakuntalaDevi 😊. It was flawed and over the top but it also contained a great deal about genius who is equally flawed and unapologetic. pic.twitter.com/L97mz0lgoM
— Ramitha Vimukthi (@RAMIWEERASEKARE) July 31, 2020
— neeru sharma (@nierusharma) July 30, 2020
#ShakuntalaDeviReview Is happy & emotional movie. It shows how to live life to fullest & live for ourselves ❤️ without caring about society & create any impact on us.@vidya_balan is perfectly fit in dis role @sanyamalhotra07 acting cmmndable @TheAmitSadh nvr fail to spread charm. pic.twitter.com/kI20wJ9ocW
— Akshitha🌈 (@girl_wid_humour) July 31, 2020
— Hyren Rambhia 🇮🇳 (@Hy_Rambhia) July 31, 2020
Actually Ma…. I am divorcing you… I can’t live with you.
— Hitakshi Buch (@BuchHitakshi) July 31, 2020
Finished Watching #ShakuntlaDevi and it was quite Inspiring and entertaining. The way They Present the whole life from Struggle to success it was good. #VidyaBalan has done an award winning performance. His whole life is the inspiration. #ShakuntalaDeviReview 3.5/5*
A Must Watch pic.twitter.com/MW2CpsJi8N
— Rahul Wadhwani (@WadhwaniRahul1) July 31, 2020
A Delightful Balance Between Maths & Math of a womens life , Stroming performance by @vidya_balan Mind Blowing Performance by @sanyamalhotra07 . a lovely movie with a lovely message . #ShakuntalaDeviReview @PrimeVideoIN pic.twitter.com/bJAbK7N3xr
— Sunny Fernandes (@iamsunny06) July 31, 2020
— Rutika Deoghare (@Rutika1786) July 30, 2020
The childhood memories attached…
Solving her puzzles was the most challenging part for us.
Never knew she was not sent to school.Truly a God gift child she was❤
perfectly played by @vidya_balan
And you are always superb🌟❤ #ShakuntalaDeviReview @PrimeVideoIN Thanks🙏 pic.twitter.com/KaALOIFVi9
— Suranjika Mohapatra (@SuranjikaM) July 31, 2020
#ShakuntalaDeviReview is @vidya_balan ’s debut on digital and what a marvellous performer she is! From acting to ageing onscreen, she is effortless! @TheAmitSadh rules the web world. @sanyamalhotra07 makes her presence felt and Charmed us. Even if you dont like maths watch it! pic.twitter.com/Y37YGihnIC
— Ruchita Mishra (@rucchitamishra) July 31, 2020
Check out the trailer here:
The movie is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.