TGC Prasad is based in Bengaluru and offers strategic and general management consulting services. He has been a member of the board of Misys India, and has worked as Country Manager, Global Vice President for Misys Plc, an FTSE traded company. He has worked with Wipro, Coopers & Lybrand, PWC, IBM, MindTree and Alcatel-Lucentetc in various senior management roles. He is currently on the advisory boards of several IT and start-up companies.
Venkat, Raj and Adi become close friends when they are students at NIT, Kozhikode and their grades merge at the lower quartile. The friendships continue as they find jobs and try to find their footing in the IT industry. Venkat is besotted with Anjali, but her Coorgi father – a retired Colonel, believes that only avid B-school quizzers can win his daughter’s hand. Venkat’s parents are staunch Andhraites who have their own quirks. Can Venkat and Anjali tie the knot in midst of such madness?
This heartwarming love story offers a peek into the lives of software engineers and the workings of the IT industry. Romance, friendship, workplace politics, family dynamics and the clash of cultures are all part of the intriguing mix of this page-turner. A witty portrait of the lives of young urban professionals and a warmhearted story which captures the nuances of human relationships. Crisp and written in an easy, readable style. An accurate picture of the generation gap and the differences in culture between people belonging to different parts of India. A thoroughly enjoyable read.