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Ramanujan (2014)

'Ramanujan' is a historical biopic set in early 20th century British India and England, and revolves around the life and times of the mathematical prodigy, Srinivasa Ramanujan. Directed by ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Abhinay Vaddi Abhinay Vaddi ... Srinivasa Ramanujan
Suhasini ... Komalatammal
Kevin McGowan Kevin McGowan ... Prof. Hardy
Bhama ... Janakiammal
Abbas ... Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
Michael Lieber ... Littlewood
Sarath Babu Sarath Babu ... Diwan Bahadur Ramachandra Rao I. C. S
Radha Ravi ... Prof. Singaravelu Mudaliar
Madhan Bob Madhan Bob ... Prof. Krishna Shastri (as Madan Bob)
Richard Walsh ... Sir Francis Spring
Y.G. Mahendran ... Narayana Iyer (as Y. Gee Mahendran)
Manobala ... Krishna Rao
Satish Kumar Satish Kumar ... Anandhu
Thalaivasal Vijay ... Sathiyapriya Rayar
Mani Bharathi Mani Bharathi ... Krishnan


'Ramanujan' is a historical biopic set in early 20th century British India and England, and revolves around the life and times of the mathematical prodigy, Srinivasa Ramanujan. Directed by the award-winning filmmaker Gnana Rajasekaran and with an international cast and crew, 'Ramanujan' is a cross-border venture. Considered one of the most romantic stories in the history of mathematics, Ramanujan, a college dropout from a poor family in South India, made extraordinary mathematical discoveries in isolation. He wrote a strange letter filled with theorems and formulas to Prof. Hardy of Trinity College, Cambridge, who immediately identified his genius and invited him to England to conduct further research. 'Ramanujan' chronicles the genius' journey across continents and cultures in search of recognition.

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Biopic of an Unsung Genius- 'Come- Lets Celebrate The Genius!'


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India | UK


English | Tamil

Release Date:

11 July 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Auro 11.1


Color | Color (HD)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 scope
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While the cast and crew were filming in mathematician Ramanujan's house to maintain the authentic look & feel of the film, they noticed that various students still flock his house to receive blessings from his statue before writing their maths exams, even today. See more »

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A good attempt on the life of Ramanujan which could've been a cult classic
19 February 2015 | by naveensankaran18See all my reviews

The acting of lead actors are laudable but its the screenplay which is lagging. Many parts of the movie is not chained well which actually creates some confusion. It all lies in how a story is presented on screen. Only in this part, did the director fails but succeeds in bringing the much needed biopic on the genius child of mathematics - Srinivasan Ramanujan.

It is a very good attempt and must watch for all those who wish to know about this genius from Kumbakonam.

Music is a great plus in this movie. No unwanted stuffs are delivered.

Great journey to say! Although flawed, it looks beautiful!

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