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'Super 30' Founder Anand Kumar Reveals He's Been Diagnosed With A Brain Tumour, Makes Heartbreaking Remark On Hrithik Roshan's Film On Him

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Hrithik Roshan's 'Super 30' is based on Patna based Mathematics wizard Anand Kumar. However, in a recent interview, the celebrated educationalist revealed that he has been diagnosed with brain tumour.

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Updated On:

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan's 'Super 30' is all set to release on the big screen. The film revolves around Patna based Mathematics wizard Anand Kumar, who teaches underprivileged children for free and helps them crack the IIT entrance exam. 

However, in a recent interview with ANI, Kumar revealed that he is suffering from an acoustic neuroma, which is a rare form of brain tumour. "The film writer's wanted that I permit for the film as quickly as possible. You have no idea of life and death, so I wanted this biopic to be made while I am alive," he said. 

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Narrating an incident dated in 2014, the celebrated educationalist stated that he was unable to hear from the right ear and had to undergo a lot of treatment and tests. Giving specifics, he said that he had checked into Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Delhi and it was the doctors there who first broke the news of the medical issue. 


आज फिर से एक बार आई.आई.टी. प्रवेश परीक्षा के नतीजों ने यह साबित कर दिया है कि जब ईमानदार कोशिश और बेहिसाब मेहनत एक साथ मिल जाये तब कामयाबी कदम चूम ही लेती है। इस बार भी मेरे सुपर 30 के 30 में से 26 बच्चों ने सफलता के परचम लहराकर यह सिद्ध कर दिया कि मेहनत कभी बेकार नहीं जाती । जबकि एक स्टूडेंट्स ने एन.डी.ए. और एक ने नीट में पहले से ही सफलता हासिल कर ली है | समाज के एकदम अंतिम पायदान पर खड़े इन बच्चों की सफलता उन तमाम बच्चों के लिए एक सन्देश है जिनके पास सुविधाएँ और संसाधन नहीं हैं लेकिन कुछ कर गुजरने का हौसला जरुर है । मैं आप सभी का आभारी हूँ जिन्होंने कठिन से कठिन परिस्थितियों में भी मेरा साथ दिया और हौसला बढाया है | मुझे यकीन है कि आपका आशीर्बाद और शुभकामनायें आगे भी मेरे साथ रहेंगी | The JEE advance results for admission to IIT today has once again proved that when honest effort and hard labour combine, success is always at your doorsteps. This time again, the Super 30 students have once again proved that hard work never goes in vain, with 26 of the 30 students cracking the highly competitive exam. It is a matter of immense pleasure that one of the Super 30 students had earlier qualified NDA while another made it to NEET. The success of these students, who come from the most underprivileged sections of the society but have a passion to make a mark by dint of their hard work to bring about generational change, is an inspiration for others. I’m really obliged to all of you who stood by me even in difficult times and encouraged me. This is the result of the blessings of you all that I have been able to run Super 30 successfully without taking donation worth even a rupee from anyone. I’m confident your blessings will continue to strengthen me and your good wishes will guide me.

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 Meanwhile, 'Super 30' directed by Vikas Bahl chronicles the life story of India's mathematician Anand Kumar.

The mathematical genius based in Bihar opens an institute to teach the underprivileged children. Under the 'Super 30' initiative, Anand trained Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) aspirants crack the entrance exam to the prestigious institute.

READ: 'Super 30' Movie Review: Hrithik Roshan's Incredible Performance + Emotional-laden Hard-hitting Realities = Positive Investment For Cine-goers

The upcoming biopic will be produced by Reliance Entertainment and Phantom Films. Besides Hrithik, the film also stars Mrunal Thakur, Amit Sadh, and Nandish Sandhu in pivotal roles. It is scheduled to hit the theaters on July 12, 2019. 



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