Ms Representation: The many faces of a genius

I quite liked Anu Menon’s, Shakuntala Devi. With a tour de force from Vidya Balan, the film makes a strong point about the rampant deification of women (especially mothers) in our society. My reaction to the film was in conflict with social media opinion that wasn’t exactly laudatory of this film. Now that I have seen it, I am curious. What did people have a problem with exactly?

Read the full column here:

https://www.cinemaexpress.com/stories/columns/2020/aug/04/ms-representation-the-many-faces-of-a-genius-19637.html

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