Ekambaram Karunakaran- a demure, industrious and self-driven man from a small
village in Tamil Nadu achieved a feat that inscribed his name in golden letters
in the history of Indian Sports.
stymied by several obstacles- penury in childhood and later the menace of
corruption and favoritism, he fought courageously against all odds. His career
spanning around thirty years testified the saying “What doesn’t kill you makes
is a poignant read about Karunakaran’s extraordinary journey from an industrial
apprentice in a small town of Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu to an Arjuna Award
recipient. This is a story of iron-will and never-say-die attitude.
What motivated and drove this young
man to turn the wheels of destiny? What were his staggering achievements that
earned him the title of “Iron Man”?
on to get inspired from an uncommon journey of a common man who is still touted
as one of the most talented prodigies that
India has ever produced in Sports fraternity.
Jagadeesh is an engineer by qualification and
entrepreneur by choice. Growing up in a sports loving family, he is a keen
follower of all sports and a Professional Cricketer. Before turning into an
entrepreneur, he was working in UAE which gave him the chance to learn about
various cultures and traditions. Being inspired by his father from a very young
age, he is now entering the world of literature by writing a biography of a sportsman.