HerMoneyTalks founder Hemanth Gorur was recently nominated for the Tata Literature Live! Business Book Award 2020, held as part of The Mumbai Litfest.

Hemanth’s book ‘Excellence has no Borders: How a Doctorpreneur Created a World-class Cancer Hospital Chain‘ was nominated for the Business Book of the Year Award and was selected for the final Shortlist.

The book is a biographical account of Dr. Ajai Kumar, the founding Chairman of the world class HCG group of cancer hospitals. The book contains lessons from his life, and shows how tenacity, hard work, and self-confidence can go a long way in achieving the unimaginable.

The Longlist included business books by the likes of former NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya, Hindustan Unilever Limited Executive Director Sudhir Sitapati, and former Mahindra Group Chief Digital Officer Jaspreet Bindra, whom the book beat to make the Top 3, and eventually the Top 2.

Hemanth’s book was also accorded a Special Mention by the Jury which comprised personalities like IIM Ahmedabad professor Anil Gupta, former NASSCOM President Kiran Karnik, Padma Vibhushan awardee Raghunath Mashelkar, entrepreneur Govindraj Ethiraj, and award winning journalist Mini Menon.