Vidya Balan. Image Credit: PTI

Online video streaming service Amazon Prime Video on Thursday announced that Vidya Balan’s much-awaited film ‘Shakuntala Devi’ will premiere globally on July 31.

The announcement was made through a video of Balan where she is seen asking viewers to solve several challenging mathematics problems.

The video ended with Balan giving the answer of the questions as “31072020” and announcing that film will release on July 31 (31/07/2020) on Amazon Prime Video.

Directed by Anu Menon and produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra, the biographical drama stars Balan in the lead, essaying the role of the globally renowned Indian mathematics genius, who was popularly known as the ‘human computer’.

Shakuntala Devi. Image Credit: Reuters

The flick also stars Sanya Malhotra who will be seen playing the role of Shakuntala Devi’s daughter with whom the genius enjoyed a complicated but extraordinary relationship, alongside Jisshu Sengupta and Amit Sadh in pivotal roles.

The screenplay is written by Anu Menon and Nayanika Mahtani, while the dialogues are penned by Ishita Moitra.

The movie was earlier slated to hit the big screens in India on May 8 but was postponed due to the shuttering of theatres due to the coronavirus outbreak.