Due to prolonged illness and mental imbalance, the mathematician breathed his last in PMCH-Patna Medical College and Hospital, yesterday.
Reportedly, Singh, 74, released from PMCH after a month-long treatment but rushed back to the hospital again when his condition deteriorated on Thursday morning. Bollywood star Hrithik took to his social media handle and expressed his sadness on the demise of the individual. The mathematician had worked at NASA as well as California University.
wrote, "Not many people know that yesterday we lost one of the biggest mathematicians that India produced in the modern era. Vashishtha Narayan Singh, born in a village in Bihar, solved some of the most difficult equations of mathematics. Deeply saddened by his demise."
The actor himself has played a mathematician Anand Kumar in his recent release Super 30.