P. Dinakara Rao

A Banker, martial arts lover, tabla player,behavioural science trainer, loves to interact with youngsters, an avid reader of management and psychology books
Built up expertise in training, human resources development, corporate social responsibility, microfinance. Happily married to childhood sweetheart Pramila and proud father of two wonderful daughters and grandfather of three beautiful granddaughters. Always feels young at heart and an eternal learner. Does not know how to get bored and depressed..Have wonderful family friends and well-wishers

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Three things people don’t know about you?

My arrogance, self centeredness and intolerance to dissidence

What’s your greatest fear?


What is your greatest achievement?

Work life balance

High point of your life?

Being Chief General Manger of State Bank Of Hyderabad

Low point of your life

When I lost my mother

Which living person do you most admire?

Sri K.R. Venugopal IAS who wrote foreword for my book The Ramblings

Who is your favorite fictional hero?


Who is your favorite fictional villain?

Pap Finn in Tomsawyer

Who are your favorite authors?

Stephen R. Covey,Dr W W Dyer, Sheldon Kop,Muriel James,Hermann Hesse

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Born to win, Sky is the Limit, Seven habits of highly effective people, Siddhartha, If you meet the Budha on the road kill him

Is there a book you love to reread?

If You Meet The Budha On The Road Kill Him

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Pakeeza, Dilwale Dulhaniya Lejayenge, Ten Commandments, Benhur and Avatar

One Superpower you wish you had?

Power to Heal

Your epitaph would read? /Last line in your biography would be?

A loving son, husband, father, and friend

If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

Martial Arts

Which book you wish you had written ?

Book on management of Self

When and where do you write ?

Started writing in 2006 In Hyderabad and in Minneapolis(USA)

Silence or music?


One phrase that you use most often?

Have you understood

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?


Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Perseverance pays

Now the Director of Spyn Financial Services Pvt. Ltd., P.Dinakara Rao started his career as a probationary officer in State Bank of Hyderabad. Trained in the field of Behavioural science by ISISD, with a Post Graduate Degree in Applied Economics, his specialty was in Personnel, Human Resource Development, Training, and Corporate Credit. His skills gave him the opportunity to work in state banks across the country, on deputations from the State Bank of Hyderabad. He retired as Chief General Manager in the year 2005. After retirement, he worked as the Director of The Alpha Foundation and as Senior Advisor to The Maxwealth Trust associates of ICFAI, Hyderabad. The author is happily married to his childhood sweetheart, Pramila Devi, and is the proud father of two wonderful daughters, Mrs. Sirisha Srikanth, and Mrs. Shilpa Sharma. He has also been blessed with three lovely granddaughters - Akanksha, Ananya, and Shivani. He wrote his first poem in 2006, titled Buddhahood, after which he continued to write poetry, culminating in the publication of this book, The Ramblings, by Leadstart Publishers. His other hobbies include photography, music (mainly tabla) and martial arts.

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