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An Extraordinary Life | Biography of the chairman of Bajaj Group

Rahul Bajaj

An Extraordinary Life | Biography of the chairman of Bajaj Group

Gita Piramal

The long-awaited authorized biography of business legend Rahul Bajaj.

Pub Date: 21 March 2022

ISBN: 9780670091713 / 0670091715

Price: £23.97

Subject: Biography: Business & Industry,

Business & Management, Biography: Historical,

Political & Military

Format: 234mm x 153mm

Binding: Hardback

Extent: 288 pages

Territory: World

Bar Code: 9780670091713




This is the first authorized biography of Rahul Bajaj. He comes from the business house started by Jamnalal Bajaj. Rahul Bajaj was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third-highest civilian honour, in 2001. This is a definitive biography written by one of the leading journalists in the country, Gita Piramal. She is the bestselling author of Business Legends and Business Maharajas. The book will have an extensive marketing plan and will be launched at the Jaipur Literature Festival.



‘Integrity and character matter. Without them, no amount of ability can get you anywhere. In addition, you need courage–courage to make difficult decisions and courage to oppose something if your conscience tells you that you are right’–Rahul Bajaj

Rahul Bajaj is a billionaire businessman, the chairman emeritus of the Bajaj Group and a former member of Parliament. This book is not just the story of Rahul Bajaj but the story of India. The author takes us through the country’s transformation from the time Rahul Bajaj’s mother was imprisoned during the freedom struggle to the prism of his eventful life. Based on unrestricted interviews, the book is full of anecdotes, business learnings and political asides. It is, at its core, a moving human story.



Gita Piramal is a bestselling author. She has previously written Business Maharajas and Business Legends.