Actor Hrithik Roshan and the team of "Super 30" began preparing for the film on Monday.
Hrithik announced the news on his Twitter account on Monday, marking the occasion of Saraswati Puja and Basant Panchami.
He wrote: "On the auspicious day of Saraswati Puja and Basant Panchami, I am beginning my journey of 'Super 30' where I am playing a teacher for the first time. May the Goddess of learning bless this effort."
"Super 30" is a biopic on Anand Kumar (portrayed by Hrithik), who is a mathematics wiz and teaches 30 meritorious and talented candidates each year from economically backward sections for the entrance examination for the Indian Institute of Technology.
The team began its preparation on Monday while the filming will begin soon.
The film is slated to release in November this year.