Hrithik Roshan has been confirmed to play mathematician, Anand Kumar his biopic called ‘Super 30’.

The film helmed by Vikas Bahl, will portray the life of the Patna-based mathematician, who trains 30 students for exams with commendable success rate, according to Hindustan Times.

A source told the publication, “2017 has been great for Hrithik, so after impressing audiences as well as critics in Kaabil early this year as a visually-impaired man, he will start shooting for the Anand Kumar biopic within a few days. It goes without saying that makers are excited about Hrithik coming on-board for the film as he has always been their first choice.”

Asked how Kumar felt about Roshan playing him in the film, he said, “I am very happy because he is the best choice for the role. I have seen his work and the kind of versatility and range that he exhibits as an actor is very strong. I am a rooted guy so I feel some level of emotional quotient is required to live my life on screen. I have seen that in Hrithik – on and off screen. I have full faith in his capabilities.”