Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Upcoming Tamil-English biopic “Ramanujan”, about the mathematics wizard Srinivasa Ramanujan, happens to be the first film in the language to be shot at the University of Cambridge. The film’s crew was floored by the respect they received there.

“We shot at Cambridge for about two weeks. When the management came to know that we were making a film on Ramanujan, they were very helpful and we felt so touched by their hospitality,” film’s director Gnana Rajasekaran told IANS.

“We shot in Ramanujan’s room, in the library, canteen and everywhere he sat in the campus. Overall, it was a wonderful experience and most of the foreign actors showed lot of interest in the film as it was about Ramanujan,” he added. Abhinay Vaddi plays the maths genius in the film, which has been produced by Camphor Cinema.

The movie also features Bhama, Suhasini Mani Ratnam, Thalaivasal Vijay, Abbas, Nizhagal Ravi, Sarath Babu and Y. Gee Mahendra in important roles.