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The Super 30 effect: Anand Kumar addresses freshers at IIT Bombay

The biopic on the mathematician, starring Hrithik Roshan, was recently exempted from state GST in Maharashtra.

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Updated: Aug 01, 2019, 02.24 PM IST
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Anand Kumar's programme helped 30 smart, yet underprivileged students crack the entrance examination for IITs through his programme.
Patna-based mathematician Anand Kumar, the founder of the Super 30 programme, addressed a batch of students at IIT Bombay, on Wednesday.

The 46-year-old has received appreciation for his programme which prepares underprivileged students for the entrance examination of Indian Institutes of Technology.

The academician's work and life were the inspiration for the recently-released film 'Super 30'. The biopic, featuring Hrithik Roshan as Kumar,was directed by Vikas Bahl.

The Maharashtra government, on Tuesday, announced that the film would be exempted from state GST. Earlier, it was declared tax-free in New Delhi, Gujarat, Bihar, UP and Rajasthan.

It has been going strong at the box office; and crossed the Rs 128 crore mark this week.

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