Agni Ki Udan is the Hindi version of the book Winds of Fire by Dr. A.P.J Kalam. It is an autobiography of the writer and traces his life which began in a humble home, in India, right up to the time when he became the president of the country.
Born in 1931, in a small town of Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu to a humble boat owner, the unassuming boy did exceedingly well in academics. He was a physics student at St. Joseph's College in Tiruchirappalli and studied aerospace engineering at Madras (Chennai) Institute of Technology.
He worked as a defence scientist in defence establishments. Nicknamed as the 'Missile Man,' Dr. Kalam was an eminent defence scientist and is said to be the architect of India's Missile system. He is credited with the design and development of missiles like Nag, Agni, Akash, Prithvi and Trishul, which have given India international recognition and increased military power. He also served as the chief of India's defence development and research program and showed the world that innovations and improved changes are possible even in outdated research establishments. He made the country self sufficient in military hardware and technology base for future research. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna for his contribution to the nations' defence and later served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007 when the NDA was in power.
The book Agni Ki Udan is an inspiration for students and young adults who aspire to fulfill their dreams. The author has also written a book entitled Hum Hoge Kamyab. This book encourages school kids to excel in anything they do irrespective of their economic, cultural or other barriers. His other works included My Journey: Transforming Dreams Into Actions, Turning Points: A Journey Through Challenges, Ignited Minds: Unleashing The Power Within India, You Are Unique: Scale New Heights By Thoughts And Actions, Tejaswi Man and Indomitable Spirit.
The paperback edition of Agni Ki Udan was published by Prabhat Prakashan (2009) and is now available for online shopping in India. It is listed under the ISBN-10 number of 8173154198 and ISBN-13 number of 978-8173154195. Order online and we will deliver this book to you within a few days.