Prakash Jha to direct biopic on mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh

biopic on mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh

Prakash Jha to direct biopic on mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh

Mumbai: Filmmaker Prakash Jha, known for his socio-political dramas, will direct a biopic on mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh lifes, whom he considers the ‘nation’s treasure’. He Said his life is so inspiring and I would love to direct a biopic on him.

Excited to be a part of the film, the ‘Gangaajal’ director said in a statement, “Dr. Vashishtha Narayan Singh, the brilliant mathematician from Bihar is our national treasure. His life is so inspiring, I would love to direct a biopic on him.”

The film is being produced by Vinay Sinha and his daughter Priti Sinha.

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Vinay said, “I have been reading about and tracking the life of Vashishtha Narayan Singh since many years. His is a story of tremendous highs and lows and now we are all set to produce a film on him. I couldn’t be happier.”

The cast and the crew of the film have not been finalised yet.

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Singh was born in 1942 in Basantpur village in Bhojpur district of Bihar, and had received a PhD on Reproducing Kernels and Operators with a Cyclic Vector from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1969.

IANS