Going Viral: Hollywood Movie on Hindu Mathematician Ramanujan’s life

Going Viral: Hollywood Movie on Hindu Mathematician Ramanujan’s life. 

The Man Who Knew Infinity Movie is Based on the Life of the legendary Hindu Mathematician Srinivasa Rmanujan from Bharat. The film stars Famous Hollywood Actor Dev Patel as the real-life Srinivasa Ramanujan.

Who was Ramanujan ??

Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyngr (Tamil ஸ்ரீனிவாஸ ராமானுஜன் ஐயங்கார்) (22 दिसम्बर 1887 – April 26, 1920) was a great Indian mathematician. He is undoubtedly counted as one the greatest mathematical thinkers of the modern era. He was devout Hindu at the same time. He did not get any special training in mathematics, but he contributed in-depth analysis and the areas of number theory. With his Extra ordinary talent and passion for mathematics he did greatest discoveries in Mathematics and also but brought India an incomparable glory.

He was a child prodigy. He learned math himself and in his life composed around 3884 mathematics theorems. Most of these theorem have been proved. With His genius mind in mathematics and algebra many unconventional results to date have been extracted from his fundamental research to  which, although some of his discoveries have not yet been adopted in the mainstream of mathematics . Recently these sources have been used in Crystallography. A journal called ‘Ramanujan Journal’ has been established to provide updates of the works in the areas of mathematics influenced by Ramanujan. 

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