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Sanya Malhotra shares THIS photo from the sets of Shakuntala Devi

‘Dangal’ girl Sanya Malhotra bags Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Manmarziyan’!

Actress Sanya Malhotra has been impressing the audiences with her performance in every film of hers.

She is currently busy filming for ‘Shakuntala Devi’ and shared a picture on her Instagram profile, holding the film’s clapper board.

She captioned it: “Ready set 🎥💥
#shakuntaladevi #Summer2020 @balanvidya @directormenon @sonypicsprodns @ivikramix @sneharajani_ @abundantiaent

‘Shakuntala Devi’ is a biographical drama film based on the life of human calculator Shakuntala Devi.

Vidya Balan plays the title role in the film directed by Anu Menon, while Sanya portrays her daughter Anupama Banerji.

Shakuntala Devi was a writer and mental calculator who was named in 1982 in The Guinness Book of World Records.

She was last seen in the romantic drama film ‘Photograph’, directed by Ritesh Batra and co-starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui. It was a critical success but failed to make an impact at the box-office.

Sanya had started her acting career portraying wrestler Babita Phogat in the biographical sports drama ‘Dangal’, co-starring Aamir Khan and Fatima Sana Sheikh.

The film, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, was a major critical and commercial success and earned her the Jackie Chan Action Movie Award for Best New Action Performer.

Sanya then played a village girl in Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Pataakha’, for which she had to learn the Rajasthani accent, and getting accustomed to living in a village.

She tasted major critical and commercial success last year with the comedy drama ‘Badhaai Ho’, directed by Amit Sharma and co-starring Ayushmann Khurrana, Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao.

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