The book, Fallen Angel: The Making and Unmaking of Rajat Gupta tells the story of the famous Rajat Gupta, an Indian icon who was involved in the largest insider trading case in the US. This book gives an account of how this simple Indian man reached the top and became an international icon and then shockingly came crashing down as he was found guilty of insider trading. This book is not just a mere presentation of facts but is also a touching story of a great man who fell short of becoming a legend and, in fact, ended up as a demon. This book, through its impeccable narrative and unparalleled accuracy, keeps the reader glued till the end.
Rajat Gupta, an orphaned immigrant from India was just like other aspiring people who went to USA to fulfil their dreams. However, there was something different about him. He not only achieved what he intended but also became one of the global icons in the industry. Everything about him happened the way he wanted, and he was like a perfect man who would never go go wrong. Rajat Gupta went on to become the head of McKinsey & Co., the world�s most respected management consultancy firm. But suddenly, something happened and on 24 October 2012, a New York court sentenced him to 2 years' imprisonment for insider trading and securities fraud. This legend was caught in the centre of USA�s biggest insider trading scam. What exactly happened? And more importantly, was Rajat Gupta really the culprit? Find out the intriguing story of Rajat Gupta through this book.
Sandipan Deb is a former student of IIT and IIM. Before taking up journalism as his profession, he worked in the corporate sector for a period of three years. He has been the editor of The Financial Express, managing editor of Outlook and was the founder-editor of Open. His books include The IITians: The Story of an Extraordinary Indian Institution and How Its Alumni Are Reshaping the World and The Last War.
Fallen Angel: The Making and Unmaking of Rajat Gupta is available online in paperback binding. It has an ISBN 10 number of 8129121115 and ISBN 13 number of 978-8129121110