New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Mission Mangal actress Vidya Balan was extremely delighted after bringing home the Youth Icon Award from The Imperial College London.

“I was excited to visit The Imperial College London for interaction with the students...It was after all where Shakuntala Devi made the historic calculation that earned her an entry into the #GuinnessBookOfWorldRecords,” said the Mission Mangal actress in her Instagram post while documenting her Certificate of Recognition.

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“Its extra special cuz for the first time i received a Youth Icon Award from the Youth itself. You know sometimes 2 + 2 = (equals )beyond what 4 can contain,” she added.

 
 
 
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During my London shoot for the film #Shakuntala Devi ,i was excited to visit The Imperial College London for an interaction with the students...It was after all where #ShakuntalaDevi made the historic calculation that earned her an entry into the #GuinnessBookOfWorldRecords . And what made it unforgettable was the love and warmth i received from the students ...the energy in that room was truly infectious .So Thank you #ImperialCollegeLondon and Thank you some more for the #YouthIconAward ... its extra special cuz for the first time i received a Youth Icon Award from the Youth itself . You know sometimes 2 + 2 = (equals )beyond what 4 can contain !! @directormenon @sanyamalhotra_ @abundantiaent @sonypicturesnetworks

 

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Vidya is now filming for her next movie ‘Shakuntala Devi- Human Computer’ in which she will play the role of an Indian Math wizard who was able to make swift calculations on her fingertips.

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The film based on the life of a mathematical genius is directed by Anu Menon and produced by Sony Pictures Network Productions and Vikram Malhotra.

It also stars 'Dangal' star Sanya Malhotra and is slated to hit the theatres during summer 2020.

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