The Man Who Knew Infinity
Cover of the Abacus paperback edition
|Media type||Print (Hardcover)|
|510/.92 B 20|
|LC Class||QA29.R3 K36 1991|
The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan is the biography book of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan written in 1991 by Robert Kanigel. The book gives a detailed account of his upbringing in India, his mathematical achievements and his mathematical collaboration with English mathematician G. H. Hardy. The book also reviews the life of Hardy and the academic culture of Cambridge University during early twentieth century.
- C. Scribner's
A feature film is being made based on the book; Matt Brown will direct on his own written script, Dev Patel will play Srinivasa Ramanujan, Jeremy Irons will play G. H. Hardy and Devika Bhise will play Ramanujan’s wife. Filming is set to begin on August 3, 2014 at Trinity College, Cambridge.
- "Cannes: Dev Patel to Star as Famed Indian Mathematician". hollywoodreporter.com.
- "Jeremy Irons to Co-star in ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’". variety.com.
- "Dev Patel’s ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ Moves to Production After 8 Years in Development". variety.com.
- Book page on the author's website.
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