Speaker: Lubna Haque, COD Professor – Chemistry

Shakuntala Devi is best known for her ability to perform lengthy calculations swiftly in her head in a matter of seconds. Told from the perspective of her daughter, Devi was not formally educated and didn’t excel in cognitive tests, but was a mathematical prodigy and author. A journey to become ‘The Human Computer,’ this film shares the struggles and aspirations of Shakuntala Devi.

Director: Anu Menon
India | Drama-Biography, 2020
2 hours, 7 min. | Hindi