Anand Kumar is an Indian well-known teacher and scholar of Bihar, India. This is a name that many people will be familiar with. Anand Kumar is an Indian mathematician and runs coaching under the name Super 30 in Bihar. Apart from this, he is also an author in many international and national journals. Education is a fundamental right, every child should get an equal opportunity to earn knowledge but sometimes due to poor financial conditions, children miss out on higher education. For such people, Anand Kumar Bhagwan is the same. Apart from all this, Anand is also known as the founder of an institute “Super 30”. This institute was started by him in Bihar in 2002. Its main objective is to prepare poor students for admission to IIT and JEE.
Anand Kumar’s early life and education are far beyond the present. His father was a clerk in the post office, who could not afford the private school expenses for his children. Therefore, his education was done in a government Hindi medium school in Patna. His school name was Patna High School. From the time of school, he had more inclination towards mathematics and at the time of his graduation, he had submitted papers on number theory. It was published in the Mathematical Spectrum and the Mathematical Gazette. Anand Kumar got an opportunity to study at Cambridge University due to his talent, but due to the financial crisis in his family, he could not enroll in it. Meanwhile, his father died in the year 1992 and the family situation started to weaken further. During this struggle, he got a job in place of his father, but he rejected it.
At this time, his mother used to make papad for the livelihood of his family, and he and his brother used to sell papad on bicycles. Along with this, he used to teach mathematics to other students for extra income so that his own expenses could be met. At that time there was not such a big library in Bihar, in which all kinds of books can be found. Therefore, he used to travel for 6 hours to study Banaras and he used to stay in Benaras for two days of the week. Used to study all day in the library located there. Then on Monday, he used to go back to Patna.
Biography & Wiki
|Age, Biography & Wiki|
|Real Name||Anand Kumar|
|Nickname||Anand, Super 30 man|
|Profession||Indian Mathematician, Columnist, Scholar|
|Language Known||Hindi & English|
|Date Of Birth||1 January 1973|
|Age (as of 2021)||48 Years|
|Birthplace||Patna, Bihar, India|
|Hometown||Patna, Bihar, India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Capricorn|
|Height & Physical Overview
|Height in Centimeters||168 cm|
|in Feet & Inches||5′ 6″|
|Weight in Kilograms||70 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||154 lbs|
|Body Measurement (approx.)||Chest-39
|Family & Relatives|
|Girlfriends, Affairs, and Marital Status|
|Wife||Ritu (an alumnus of IIT-Roorkee)|
|Education and School, College|
|School||Patna High School Patna, Bihar, India|
|College/University||Bihar National College (BN College) Patna, Bihar
Patna Science College
|Favorite Things and Like & Dislike|
|Scientist||A P J Abdul Kalam|
|Car Collection||Not Known|
|Salary (approx.)||INR 3.4 lakhs|
|Net Worth (approx.)||Not Known|
Anand Kumar has a healthy physique and he is 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 70 Kg (154 lbs). Anand Kumar always keeps himself fit and he is very healthy Conscious. His chest measurement is 39 Inches, Waist is approx. 32 Inches & biceps measurement is 12 Inches. He has a nice hairstyle and got Black hair and Black Eyes.
Family Background and Relationship
Anand Kumar was born on 1st January 1973 (Monday) in Patna city, Bihar, India. He belongs to a middle-class lower family. Anand’s mother’s name is Jayanti Devi. His father Rajendra Prasad used to work as a clerk in the post office. His father died in 1994. Apart from him in the family, he also has a younger brother Pranav Kumar. Anand Kumar is married to Ritu Rashmi, Ritu Rashmi is also an ex-student of IIT Roorkee. Ritu and Anand also have a son named Jagat Kumar.
Anand Kumar Coaching Class
After the completion of his studies, there was also a proposal from the post office where his father used to work, but he refused to do the job in the post office but he refused to do the job and started teaching the children. For this purpose, he established the Ramanujan School of Mathematics. Anand took a room on rent for Rs 500 a month to open a “Ramanujan School of Mathematics” coaching class. He started his coaching institute with only two students. In two years, the number of students reached 36. By the third year, more than 500 children started studying in their coaching institute.
Anand Kumar Super 30
In the year 2000, a poor student came to Anand Kumar to study, his financial condition was not such that he could spend even one rupee on his studies. That child wanted to study IIT. Anand Kumar arranges for all the expenses and living expenses of that child. In the very first examination, that child was selected in the IIT. Then came the thought of Anand Kumar, how many children with such intelligent skills are unable to study due to being financially weak.
Inspired by this, Anand laid the foundation of Super 30. In this Super 30, only those students are selected who belong to financially poor families but topped in studies. The request of poor students Anand Kumar founded Super 30, in the year 2002. In Super 30 coaching, 30 such students are taught who cannot afford expensive coaching. Its number is kept 30 because Anand Kumar himself spends on living expenses of these students and apart from this, their study material is also arranged.
For the selection of these 30 students, an entrance exam is held in May every year. Based on which 30 students are selected. Children from the big cities of the country appear in this exam to come in the Super 30. Once the student is selected, Anand’s brother Pranav himself goes to the student’s house to check the financial situation. His mother Jayanti Devi cooks for these students and his brother Pranab Kumar manages the management here.
About Super 30 Success
Anand Kumar’s Super 30 is considered a guarantee of selection in the IIT exam. He started Super 30 in the year 2002 with 30 students. Whose first result came in 2003. For the first time, 18 students out of 30 of Anand Kumar passed the IIT examination. After which this figure increased to 22 the following year. In 2005, 26 students out of 30 passed the IIT while making further progress. Similarly, in 2006 and 2007, 28 were selected in IITs. Anand Kumar’s Golden Age for Super 30 came after 2008, in which all the students from Super 30 were selected in IIT for 3 consecutive years. After this, Super 30 started to be recognized all over the country.
Wealthy and wealthy people reach out to Anand Kumar for the successful future of their child and demand to teach the children. This was the biggest success of Super 30 and Anand Kumar’s life. Out of 450 students taught by Anand Kumar from 2003 to 2017, 391 students have been selected for IITs who are currently working on honorable posts of the country such as IAS, IPS. Anand Kumar has not received any support from the government or any private institute for the operation of Super 30. He spends this from his other institute Ramanujam Institute. After the success of Super 30, Anand Kumar got offers from many indigenous and foreign institutions, along with this, the government also offered him financial help, but he did not accept any of them. They want to run the Super 30 with their own efforts.
The popularity of Anand Kumar in Bollywood
In the famous show Kaun Banega Crorepati of Superstar Amitabh Bachchan Ji, Anand Kumar Ji was invited for a special episode as a special guest on 2 September 2017. In which he reached his own institute with Anoop Kumar, who is working in a big company. This pair of Guru Shishya had won an amount of Rs 25 lakhs. Anand Kumar will spend this amount on the work of his Super 30 Institute.
Amitabh Bachchan played the role of a principal in the 2011 film Reservation, Director Prakash Jha took the help of Anand Kumar to understand the role correctly and cast it. That was when Anand Kumar came into the eyes of the producer-director of Bollywood, and many producers and directors of Bollywood were expressing their desire to make a film on the life of Anand Kumar. Director Vikas Bahl created a biopic on the life of Anand Kumar. The name of this film was Super-30 which was released in 2019. In this film, Anand Kumar’s character was played by actor Hrithik Roshan.
Awards and Achievements
- “National Child Welfare Award” was conferred on Anand Kumar on 14 November 2017 by President Ram Nath Kovind. In which he was awarded at Rashtrapati Bhavan with a citation and a reward of 1 lakh.
- His name has been included in the Limca Book of Records for imparting free education to poor students. This award was given to him in the year 2009.
- Subsequently, Super 30 was included in the Best Institute of Asia 2010 by the world-famous “Time” magazine. It was a matter of great pride for this country.
- In the year 2010, Anand Kumar was conferred with Bihar’s best honor “Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Education Award”. In the same year, he has also been awarded the “Professor Yashwant Kelkar Yuva Puraskar” by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad in Bangalore.
Contact and Social Media Information
If you are a big fan of Anand Kumar and you want to know more about him so you can follow him on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. On social media platforms, you will get the latest photos, videos, and updates about him.
Anand Kumar at Instagram-@anand_super_30
Anand Kumar at Twitter –@teacheranand
Some Lesser Known Facts About Him
- He developed an interest in mathematics at a young age and made up his mind to do something only in the field of mathematics.
- In 1994, he was admitted to Cambridge and Sheffield Universities but could not fulfill his dream due to the financial crisis following the death of his father.
- The idea of Super-30 came to his mind when he helped a financially weak student in the year 2000 who could not give 4000 for his IIT-JEE coaching.
- In the year 2009, Discovery Channel made a 1-hour special show on Anand Kumar and Super 30.
- After this, in the program organized by the BBC this year, the Super 30 related to Anand Kumar was also told.
- In an interview, Anand Kumar told how he had a hearing problem a while back and after doing more checkups he came to know that he had lost 80 to 90 percent hearing loss, in year 2014 he was in Delhi’s Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital While undergoing treatment, he was diagnosed by doctors to have a brain tumor.
- His name has been included in the list of 20 leading teachers of the world by United Nations magazine Monocle. Apart from this, they have also been respected by the governments of British Columbia, Canada, etc.
- Anand Kumar’s institute was also praised by Rashid Hussain, the envoy of United Nations President Barack Obama, he has given it the status of the best institute in the country.
More Facts About Him
- Apart from this, he has also been awarded the Baroda Sun Life Achievement Award by the Bank of Baroda Mumbai. In addition, he was honored with the “Ramanujan Mathematics Awards” at the eighth National Mathematics Convention program held in Rajkot.
- He has been awarded the degree of Doctorate of Science by Karpagam University in Coimbatore. Apart from this, he was also honored with Maharishi Ved Vyas Award in Madhya Pradesh.
- In 2017, he appeared in Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9 hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. In which he also won 25 lakh rupees.
- Anand Kumar is once again in discussion between Corona and Lockdown. He is taking an online class on children from India and abroad. In fact, due to the lockdown, all the schools and colleges in the country are closed today, in such a way, Anand Kumar, the founder of Super 30, is now connecting with such students through social media. And at the same time, they are also answering the questions asked by the students.
Q-What is the height of Anand Kumar?
A-He is 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm) tall.
Q-What is the weight of Anand Kumar?
A-70 kg (154 lbs).
Q-What is the body measurements of Anand Kumar?
A-His chest measurement is 39 Inches, Waist is approx. 32 Inches & biceps measurement is 12 Inches.
Q-What is the age of Anand Kumar?
A-As of 2021, he is 48 years old, born on 1st January 1973 (Monday).
Q-What is the date of birth of Anand Kumar?
A-1st January 1973 (Monday).
Q-Is the Super 30 movie real?
Q-Does Anand Kumar has a brain tumor?
Q-What is Anand Kumar doing now?
According to the court sources, Anand Kumar is presently out of the country. In September 2018, 4 students from IIT-G filed a petition alleging that Anand Kumar created a ‘false impression that Anand would help poor students with tutions to clear IITs JEE examination. … In the year 2008, Kumar and Abhayanand had parted ways.
Q-How much money Anand Kumar won in KBC?
A-INR 25 Lakhs.