Flix Monday, May 25, 2015 - 05:30
John Nash, the much famed American mathematician was killed along with his wife in a car crash in New Jersey on Sunday. Known as a mathematician, Nash shared the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1994 as a result of his now much publicized game theory.  The struggles with his mental health and his achievements became the subject of Sylvia Nasar’s book titled “A Beautiful Mind”, which was later adapted by Ron Howard into a motion picture of the same name. The film released in 2002 and Nash was portrayed by actor Russell Crowe.  Nash earlier suffered from paranoia and his wife, Alicia committed him to psychiatric care several times. They divorced in 1962. His condition started to deteriorate in the70’s as he gradually became schizophrenic and was unable to teach at Princeton University states the Daily News. His condition began to improve in the 1980s and he was able to get back to teaching. He remarried Alicia in 2001.   His death was condoled by many including the actor and director of his biopic.   Stunned...my heart goes out to John & Alicia & family. An amazing partnership. Beautiful minds, beautiful hearts. https://t.co/XF4V9MBwU4 — Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) May 24, 2015 pic.twitter.com/yEQyhrj7Lk     — Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) May 24, 2015 RIP Brilliant #NobelPrize winning John Nash & and his remarkable wife Alicia. It was an honor telling part of their story #ABeautifulMind     — Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) May 24, 2015 Our very own Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted his sympathies for Nash and his wife’s death.     An intellectual powerhouse with a long lasting contribution to mathematics, John Nash will be remembered forever. RIP Alicia & John Nash. — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 24, 2015