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Screening of "Ramanujan: The mathematician and his legacy"

17 Aug 2018

The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce a screening of the award-winning documentary Ramanujan: the mathematician and his legacy, and an interaction with its Director, Nandan Kudhyadi.

Venue: B108

Time: 12 Noon to 1 PM, Friday, August 17 2018.

Ramanujan: The Mathematician and his Legacy won the Best Direction, Best Research and Bronze Beaver Award at the 7th National Science Film Festival, 2017. It also won the Jury Award at the India International Science Film Festival, 2016. It has received praise for “its exploration into contemporary applications of Ramanujan’s abstract mathematical theories, as much as for its meticulous attention to biographical detail.”

Nandan Kudhyadi has more than sixty-five documentaries to his credit on varied subjects. Several of them have won top national awards, and have been screened at various international film festivals like Cinema du Reel, Tokyo, Brussels, Vancouver, Pusan, Hawaii, Karlovy Vary and others. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M S University of Baroda before specializing in film direction at the famous Film & Television Institute of India at Pune. He has worked with celebrated international filmmakers like Michelangelo Antonioni and Krzysztof Zanussi, apart from Mani Kaul and Ketan Mehta.

His cinema has the excitement and energy of a new generation of filmmakers, who are tackling contemporary issues with new perspectives and a keen insight into Indian science, culture and society.