This living legend of Bollywood has played a role inspired by the genius Anand Kumar before Hrithik Roshan!!! Read on to know more.
Hrithik Roshan is on cloud nine and rightly so, SUPER 30 is inspiring the World and the Bollywood Greek God has compared the response to his phenomenal debut that happened nineteen years back with KAHO NA PYAAR HAI.
Directed by Vikas Bahl, SUPER 30 is based on the life of Patna-based genius mathematician Anand Kumar, who started a coaching center for underprivileged aspiring children who wish to crack the IIT exam. The film was released on July 12, 2019. SUPER 30 is currently enjoying a tax-free status in Bihar, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
But before Hrithik Roshan, it was none other than the iconic Amitabh Bachchan to play a role modeled/inspired from the genius mathematician Anand Kumar’s teachings!!
It was Prakash Jha’s AARAKSHAN released in 2011, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, and Deepika Padukone, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, and Saif Ali Khan learned teaching skills from Anand Kumar to add nuances to their respective roles in the Prakash Jha directed socio-political drama based on the caste-based reservations.
In the movie, Amitabh Bachchan plays Prabhakar Anand principal of a college who is against the caste reservation system and moved by the problems of students, decides to teach students from the underprivileged background in his free time. Saif Ali Khan who plays teacher Deepak Kumar joins him as well.
The genius Anand Kumar conducted simultaneous classes at Prakash Jha’s office and shot videos of those classes he conducted for Mr. Amitabh Bachchan’s study material for the portion in the movie where Mr. Bachchan has to teach mathematics to underprivileged kids.
Prakash Jha was overwhelmed by Anand Kumar’s gesture and we all know that Amitabh Bachchan has high regards for the math wizard who also appeared in his show KBC.