There’s a strong wave of criticism building up against Vikas Behl’s Super 30, a film about Bihar’s altruistic mathematical genius, Anand Kumar. It’s been said that in light of allegations regarding factual irregularities and inconsistencies, the film’s producers have decided not to call it a biopic, but simply a film based on Anand’s life.
However, a source very close to the project debunks this rumour, saying, “We don’t know who is spreading these rumours. We can only tell you that we have full faith in Anand Kumar’s integrity. The film will proudly be a biopic of the man. As far as dissenters and nay-sayers go, all we can say is that even the greatest of saints, seers and scholars have their share of critics. We are completely convinced of Anand ji’s sincerity, and so is Hrithik Roshan (who plays Anand in the film).”
Meanwhile, the mathematician himself seems completely unfazed by the attempts to cut him down to size. “When you know the truth is on your side, you have nothing to fear,” he says.