Srinivasa Ramanujan

  • Jeremy Irons to star with Dev Patel in biopic on Srinivasa Ramanujan 06-12-2013 05:49 PM

    Mumbai: Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons is set to play G H Hardy in 'The Man Who Knew Infinity', the biopic on on the life of Srinivasa Ramanujan with Dev Patel starring as the revered Indian mathematician. Hardy was the English mathematician who plucked Ramanujanfrom obscurity in Edwardian India and installed...
  • Translation of Ramanujan's biography to be released on Aug 21 19-08-2013 12:14 PM

    A Malayalam translation of Robert Kanigel's famous biography of legendary mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan would be released at a function at Thiruvananthapuram on August 21. 'The man who knew infinity: A life of the Genius Ramanujan' by Kanigel has been translated into Malayalam by P Ramachandra Menon, T M Sankaran and...
  • Debutant Abhay to play lead in Srinivasa Ramanujan biopic 29-04-2013 04:35 PM

    Chennai: Debutant Tamil actor Abhay, grandson of yesteryear actors Gemini Ganeshan and Savithri, is set to reprise the role of math genius Srinivasa Ramanujan in upcoming Tamil English bilingual 'Ramanujan'. "Abhay will play the titular character of the math genius in the film, which will feature southern actress Bhama as...
  • Who was Srinivasa Ramanujan? 22-12-2012 03:51 PM

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  • Sibal seeks change in education system 26-12-2011 03:00 PM

    Chennai: Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday sought a change in the country's education system which, he said, was "socially stratified" with graduates of elite universities becoming the managerial class. "Thus far we have had an education system that is socially stratified... Graduates of a few elite universities such...
  • PM declares 2012 as 'National Mathematical Year' 26-12-2011 11:35 AM

    Chennai: Declaring 2012 as the 'National Mathematical year' as a tribute to maths wizard Srinivasa Ramanujan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday voiced concern over the "badly inadequate" number of competent mathematicians in the country. He also said that the perception that pursuit of mathematics does not lead to attractive...
  • Bond director to make a movie on Ramanujan 16-10-2011 06:22 PM

    Mumbai: India's mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan will be immortalised on the big screen with Roger Spottiswoode, best known for his James Bond film 'Tomorrow Never Dies', working on a movie on him having 'Rang De Basanti' actor Siddharth in the lead role. Spottiswoode, who is part of the international competition...