Legendary British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking breathed his last on Wednesday, March 14, after suffering from complications due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - a progressive neurodegenerative disease. He was 76.
Born in 1942, Hawking was known as one of the pioneers of science. His enriching journey has inspired a number of filmmakers and quite a few films have been produced based on his remarkable life.
Here’s taking a quick look at them:
A Brief History of Time (1991)
Helmed by Errol Morris, A Brief History of Time is a biographical documentary film about Hawking. The title of the film which released in 1991 was derived from Hawking’s bestselling book A Brief History of Time.
Beyond the horizon (2009)
The film revolves around Olivia is a twenty-something reporter whose interview with Stephen Hawking changes her perception about science.
Hawking (2013 film)
Directed by Stephen Finnigan, ‘Hawking: Brief History of Mine’, which released in 2013, is a biographical documentary film. It throws light on his childhood, his struggle with ALS and his incredible journey of becoming a world-famous scientist.
The Theory of Everything (2014)
An adaptation of Jane Hawking’s memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen by Anthony McCarte, The Theory of Everything, is a 2014 British biographical romantic drama. The film set in the backdrop of Cambridge University showcases Jane’s relationship with her ex-husband, his diagnosis of amyotrophic