Mumbai: Actor Sanya Malhotra’s first look picture has been revealed from her upcoming film Shakuntala Devi. Sanya Malhotra will essay Shakuntala Devi’s daughter, Anupama Banerji, in the upcoming biopic.
The film stars Vidya Balan in the lead role as the mathematics genius.
The picture shows Sanya in blue jeans and a multicolour top. She also hid her curly hair under a wig with large bangs, which appears to have changed her face completely.
Vidya and Sanya’s film went on floors on September 30 in London.
In another image, she can be seen concealing her face with a book titled, Figuring the Joy of Numbers, by Shakuntala Devi.
The first look still of Vidya as Shakuntala was unveiled by the makers on 16 September. Flaunting a short bob and draped in a red sari, the actress looked just like the renowned math wizard.
Shakuntala Devi is helmed by Anu Menon. She has previously written and directed the Ali Zafar and Aditi Rao Hydari-starrer London Paris New York as well as the Amazon Prime Video India Original Four More Shots Please!. Anu has penned the screenplay of Shakuntala Devi, along with Nayanika Mahtani. Ishita Moitra has written the dialogues. The makers have slated the film for a summer 2020 release.