In The Footsteps of K S Krishnan (E)

Kariamanickam Srinivasa Krishnan – the Indian Physicist, teacher and leader Jawaharlal Nehru, another great Indian once said of him: What is remarkable about Krishnan is not that he is a great scientist but something much more. He is a perfect citizen, a whole man with an integrated personality. In this film we trace the footsteps of K.S.Krishnan and explore the many facets of this extraordinary man. He rose to fame because of his collaboration with the Nobel Laureate C.V.Raman. Many believe that he actually deserved to share ,the honour. He worked on a bewildering assortment of scientific areas ranging from the magnetic behavior of crystals to thermionics and solid-state physics. He was also an inspiring teacher and a key figure in the development of scientific institutions in India that are relevant even today – like the Atomic Energy Commission, CSIR and UGC. In this film we journey through Krishnan’s life – mapping his inspirations, his triumphs and failures, his genesis and his evolution in an attempt to get a glimpse into the man who stills stands tall in the world of science. Kariamanickam Srinivasa Krishnan – the Indian Physicist, teacher and leader Jawaharlal Nehru, another great Indian once said of him: What is remarkable about Krishnan is not that he is a great scientist but something much more. He is a perfect citizen, a whole man with an integrated personality. In this film we trace the footsteps of K.S.Krishnan and explore the many facets of this extraordinary man. He rose to fame because of his collaboration with the Nobel Laureate C.V.Raman. Many believe that he actually deserved to share ,the honour. He worked on a bewildering assortment of scientific areas ranging from the magnetic behavior of crystals to thermionics and solid-state physics. He was also an inspiring teacher and a key figure in the development of scientific institutions in India that are relevant even today – like the Atomic Energy Commission, CSIR and UGC. In this film we journey through Krishnan’s life – mapping his inspirations, his triumphs and failures, his genesis and his evolution in an attempt to get a glimpse into the man who stills stands tall in the world of science.