This is the fascinating, untold story of a self-made billionaire.A man who gave up a brilliant career in the Indian Army to take the plunge into big businesses, without any management background, learning the corporate ropes the hard way, through setbacks and failures, before turning a near bankrupt company into Indias biggest blue-chip brand name in the real-estate business. Meet K. P. Singh, who began life as a village lad walking barefoot to school.
Whatever the Odds is the riveting tale of how Singh was able to make the impossible dream come true. Incredible as that story is, even more so are the battles that K. P. Singh fought and won on the personal front, the amazing adventures he has had and the remarkable people who have played a part in his life.
About the Author
Kushal Pal Singh, popularly known as K. P. Singh, has been the chairman of DLF Ltd for several decades and is a trustee and member of the governing boards of various educational and philanthropic institutions. He was conferred the Padma Bhushan by the president of India in 2010 in recognition of his outstanding achievements.
Ramesh Menon is a recipient of the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism. Starting as a reporter with The Times of India, he has been associate editor, India Today, roving editor, rediff.com and executive producer, BITV and TV Today.
Raman Swamy is a Delhi-based journalist and writer. He has worked with The Times of India,The Economic Times, India Today and Sunday Observer. He has been editor of This Fortnight,Surya India and Now Magazine. He is the co-author of The Other India at Work, a coffee table book published by the ILO.