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Agni Ki Udaan (Wings of Fire - Hindi) is the Hindi version of the book Wings of Fire: An Autobiography by Abdul Kalam. The book is an autobiography that shows you the humble beginnings of a man who became the president of India. Born to a simple boat-owner in the town of Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, the unassuming young boy grew up to have an incomparable career as a defence scientist.
Agni Ki Udaan takes you along with Abdul Kalam on his unbelievable journey to receiving the Bharat Ratna Award. He was the chief of India's defence development and research program and showed the world that innovation and improved change is possible even in outdated establishments of research. The book documents the tales of missiles - Nag, Agni, Akash, Prithvi and Trishul, which have given India international recognition in reference to the nation's missile power.
Apart from telling you the story of your 11th president, the book is also an account of a developing nation's struggle to reach a state where it is technologically self-sufficient and has defensive autonomy. Agni Ki Udaan (Wings of Fire - Hindi) was published in 2009 and is available in paperback.
This book is the story of what science and politics made of a nation and man.
It is about the author's professional and personal struggles to reaching his current stature