The Man Who Knew Infinity

Thanuja Poothaluri

8th Grade Math Teacher

The Man Who Knew Infinity— Math: It's fun and it's world-changing

A local middle school math teacher shares her thoughts on why she believes that math is fun and can change the world.

Willcox Theater and Arts Willcox, AZ

Film Synopsis

A true story based on the life of math genius Srinivasa Ramanujan and Professor G.H. Hardy, who recognized Ramanujan’s brilliance despite the latter’s lack of formal training and education.

During World War I, Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel), a self-taught Indian mathematics genius travels to Trinity College, Cambridge, where he forms a bond with the eccentric professor G.H. Hardy (Jeremy Irons), and must fight against prejudice to reveal his genius to the world.

About the Speaker

Thanuja Poothaluri was born and brought up in India. She has a bachelor's of technology in mechanical engineering, a bachelor's of education in math and English and a master's of technology in machine design. She loves motivational stories and watching videos about positivity, self development, yoga, etc. She loves spicy food.