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Bio-pic on math whiz Ramanujan planned

MUMBAI: Rohit Jugraj who had earlier directed films like Superstar and James is all set to make a bio-pic on math whiz Srinivasa Ramanujan.


Titled The Man Who Knew Infinity, the film will be based on Robert Kanigel’s ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity; A Life of the Genius Ramanujan’. The movie will strar Suriya in the title role. 


The genius Ramanujan has been fascinating Jugraj for sometime now and since the last two years, the director has been working on the project.


But there seems to be a hurdle which Jugraj is confident of crossing. Jugraj is on the verge of buying the rights of the biography from the publishers, Picador. But there is some delay from the publisher’s end.


Jugraj says that if the book doesn’t come to him, he will proceed to piece together Ramanujan’s life story based on the math maestro’s family revelations.


Ramanujan’s family is happy to hear that their ancestor will soon be seen on celluloid.
 

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