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Hollywood primed for film on Indian math genius

A NEW Hollywood film starring Dev Patel as Srinivasa Ramanujan will put the spotlight on the Indian math genius best known for his work on the theory of prime numbers.

Ramanujan, who died in 1920, was considered one of the brightest minds in mathematics, despite his lack of a formal education.

Patel, who caught Hollywood’s eye in 2008’s Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, has been cast as the lead. Filming begins in September with a British actor playing GH Hardy, the

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