Portrait of Indian math genius adds up

Dev Patel stars in "The Man Who Knew Infinity." IFC Films

Dev Patel stars in “The Man Who Knew Infinity.” IFC Films

Walter Addiego – San Francisco Chronicle

The brief life of Indian math prodigy Srinivasa Ramanujan was so compelling that it even transcends the capable but straightforward filmmaking of “The Man Who Knew Infinity.”

It’s the terrific story — which has also inspired a novel and a play — of a young man from Madras who lacked university training but whose brilliance earned him an invitation to study with an esteemed professor at Cambridge.

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