Madhavan to play Srinivasa Ramanujan


Madhavan to play the famous Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan in a Hollywood movie titled as The Man Who Knew Infinity which will be directed by  Matt Brown.

The movie will be based on a book with the same name written by Robert Kanigel.Colin Firth may play the role of English mathematician GH Hardy.The buzz is that the movie focus on the relationship between Hardy and Ramanujan.


Ramanujan born in the town of Erode in Tamil Nadu to a Brahmin family in year 1887.He is well known for his contributions to infinite series and continued fractions.Hardy ,a famous mathematician at Trinity College recognized the brilliance of  Ramanujan's work and he invited him to Trinity College.


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