GR Gopinath Biography, Age, Wiki, Story, Net Worth, Images & More

GR Gopinath is an Indian entrepreneur, the founder of Air Deccan, a retired Captain of the Indian Army, an author, and a politician. Gopi stepped into the army field when he was 20 years old and he was serving our nation for 8 years. Later, he decided to quit the army in order to start a business. To be noticed, he was part of the Bangladesh freedom war. Further, he was involved in silkworm cultivation which gave him a huge profit. Eventually, this led him to enter the motor pipe and hotel business.

In 1997, he became the co-founder of Deccan Aviation which provide helicopter travelling service. He also founded Air Deccan which provides an aeroplane travelling service. The best thing about this company is it offers a cheap cost for travelling. Unfortunately, Air Deccan faced a huge loss thus it results in a partnership with Vijay Mallya’s Kingfisher company. As an author, he released his first book in 2009 under the title Simply Fly. He also tried his best in politics by supporting Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party.

Life story of this business tycoon was released as biopic film titled as Soorarai Pottru where actor Surya plays the lead. He begins to go to school only at the age of 10.

GR Gopinath Biography

NameGR Gopinath
Real NameGorur Ramaswamy Iyengar Gopinath
NicknameGR Gopinath
Battle/Wars1971 Bangladesh Freedom War
ProfessionBusinessman, Politician
Date of Birth13 November 1951
Age71 (As of March 2022)
Zodiac signScorpio
FamilyFather: Unknown School Teacher
Mother: Yet to be updated
Marital StatusMarried
WifeBhargavi Gopinath
ChildrenPallavi Gopinath
Krithika Gopinath
Educational QualificationGraduate
SchoolYet to be updated
CollegeNational Defence Academy, Pune
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
HobbiesReading News
Birth PlaceGorur, Karnataka, India
HometownGorur, Karnataka, India
Current CityYet to be updated

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GR Gopinath Books

Here is a list of books written by Gopinath.

  • Simply Fly (2009)
  • Simply Fly: A Deccan Odyssey (2011)
  • You Cannot Miss This Flight: Essays on Emerging India (2017)

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