Articles about Anu Menon

Indian Film director and screenwriter, Anupama Menon is best known for directing the hit web series ‘Four More Shots Please!’ (2019) on Amazon Prime Video. A graduate of BITS Pilani, Goa, and London Film School, Menon worked in advertising for a few years, before venturing into film direction. After directing several short films, Menon debuted in Bollywood with the movie ‘London, Paris, New York’ (2012), which starred Aditi Rao Hydari and Ali Zafar. Her second movie, ‘Waiting’ (2016), was produced by Drishyam Films and featured Naseeruddin Shah and Kalki Koechlin in lead roles. In 2015, she collaborated with 10 other filmmakers for the project ‘X: Past is Present.’ She directed a segment called ‘Oysters’ in the project. In 2020, she directed ‘Shakuntala Devi,’ a biographical drama based on the life of Indian mathematician Shakuntala Devi, also known as the “human computer.” Produced by Sony Pictures Networks Limited, the film starred Vidya Balan and Sanya Malhotra in lead roles.

'Four More Shots Please!' season 3's shoot to begin soon

14 Jan 2021

Entertainment
'Four More Shots Please!' season 3's shoot to begin soon

After presenting two successful seasons, the makers of the web series Four More Shots Please! are all set to kick-start shooting for its third leg.

'Shakuntala Devi' review: Vidya Balan couldn't save this unmoving biopic

01 Aug 2020

Entertainment
'Shakuntala Devi' review: Vidya Balan couldn't save this unmoving biopic

They say good biopics are a rarity in Bollywood, and clearly writer/director Anu Menon is not looking to disrupt that notion.

'Shakuntala Devi' trailer: Vidya Balan steals attention with spunky role

15 Jul 2020

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'Shakuntala Devi' trailer: Vidya Balan steals attention with spunky role

The official trailer of Vidya Balan-starrer Shakuntala Devi has arrived and it looks promising.

These 7 new movies will soon release on Prime Video

17 May 2020

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These 7 new movies will soon release on Prime Video

Someone's fortune is another's misfortune.

Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

16 May 2020

Entertainment
Vidya Balan's 'Shakuntala Devi' to premiere on Prime Video

Vidya Balan-starrer Shakuntala Devi is all set to release on Amazon's streaming arm Prime Video.

Shooting for 'Shakuntala Devi biopic' begins, first teaser poster unveiled

16 Sep 2019

Entertainment
Shooting for 'Shakuntala Devi biopic' begins, first teaser poster unveiled

After tasting magnificent success with Mission Mangal, Vidya Balan has now begun shooting for her next, Shakuntala Devi - Human Computer.

Vidya reveals why she agreed to do Shakuntala Devi's biopic

24 Aug 2019

Entertainment
Vidya reveals why she agreed to do Shakuntala Devi's biopic

Vidya Balan, who is riding high on the success of her recent release Mission Mangal, has begun preparing for her next, a biopic on maths wizard Shakuntala Devi.