Director Gnana Rajasekaran who is known for directing Moga Mul an adaptation of a novel written by T.Janakiraman and bio-pics of national poet Bhrathiya and social reformer Periyar is back with his next film, which is again a bio-pic on renowned Mathematic wizard Srinivasa Ramanujan. The film has been titled as Ramanujan and it is in the final stages of production.
Srinivasam Ramanjun lived during the era of British rule in India. When the English underestimated the capability of Indians to learn, Ramanujan awed them by proving his unimaginable expertise in Mathematics.
The director says, " Ramaujan's life is filled with interesting turns. He could not make a living with his skill in mathematics. The people around him did not allow him to live the life of a Genius. They forced him to live as an average man. My film explores on how the Genius won over such compulsions and proved his expertise to the world".
The film is being made as a bilingual in Tamil and English and it has been shot in India and England. The English actors will also speak in Tamil in the Tamil version. This is also the first film to be shot at the famous Cambridge University in England.
Abhinay, the grandson of late actor couple Gemini Ganesan and Savithri is debuting with this film to play the lead role of Ramanujam. Suhasini Maniratnam and Nizhalgal Ravi act as his patents. Famous Malayalam and Kannada actress Bhama is acting as the wife of Ramanujam.
The ensemble of supporting cast includes senior actors like Y.Gee.Mahendra, Delhi Ganesh. Manobala, Sarathbabu. Kitty, Krishnamoorthu and Abbas. Famous English actor Kevin McGowan is acting as V.H.Hardy who recognized the inborn talent of Ramanujam and made him popular across the world.
Ramesh Vinayagam composes the music and Sunny Josephine handles the Camera. Sakunthala Rajasekaran has designed the costumes and Krishanmoorthy is the Art director. The film is being produced by Camphor Cinema owned by four youngsters Sreevathson Nadathoor, Sushanth Desai, Charanyan Nadathoor and Sindhu Rajasekaran.