If you think that the film Shakuntala Devi is the first film which was based on the life of mathematicians or the life of Indian mathematicians then you are wrong!
There are more films that are based on the life of mathematicians.
I am taking you with some of the best movies based on the life of mathematician that you can correlate with Shakuntala Devi.
Have a look at these movies like Shakuntala Devi:
A beautiful mind
This film is directed by an American director Ron Howard receives a rating of 8.2 on IMDb and 74% on rotten tomatoes.
Moreover, This story is an inspiring story of the life of a great mathematician and noble prize winner name John Nash. He works in cryptography and this movie had won 4 awards including the best film award.
This film is available to stream on Netflix.
The men who knew infinity
This movie is based on the life of a great Indian mathematician named Srinivasa Ramanujan, this movie was directed by a British director Matthew Brown.
Although, This film was released in the year 2015, on an Indian mathematician genius named Srinivasa Ramanujan. He was born in a poor Brahmin family and however, he manages and gets admission into Cambridge University.
Moreover, Because of his poor formal education makes everyone doubts him but with his hard work, he breaks several records.
The film is available to stream on YouTube.
The imitation game
This film is based on the great American mathematician named Alan Turing which was directed by the Morten Tyldum.
Although, This film was released in the year 2014 and receives a rating of 8 on IMDb and 90% on rotten tomatoes.
Moreover, This biographical film was based on an upcoming hero in world war 2 who worked for British intelligence. He helped them to break the Enigma code of German intelligence security.
You can stream this movie on Netflix.
This film is based on three females who were great African mathematicians and this movie was released by Theodore Melfi.
Although, This film was released in the year 2016 and receives a rating of 7.8 on IMDb and 93% on rotten tomatoes.
Moreover, The story of the film is based on three African women named African-American women mathematicians, Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson.
They played an important role in the launch in the launch of our space mission.
You can stream this movie on Disney+ Hotstar.