Bharadwaj Dayala

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Bharadwaj Dayala
Bharadwaj Dayala on his world tour bike
Born (1969-06-08) 8 June 1969 (age 45)
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Writer, Screenwriter
Years active 2006–present

Bharadwaj Dayala from the city of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India is the first Indian to complete a solo tour around the world on an Indian-made Hero MotoCorp Karizma R motorcycle. Youngest son of Rama Rao Dayala and Kusuma achieved this feat without any sponsors or support.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]


Bharadwaj started his world tour on motorcycle from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India on April 2, 2006. He then flew from Mumbai along with his bike to Tehran, Iran. From Tehran he started riding on international roads on his motorcycle traveling through Iran, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Greece, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Canada, the US, Australia, Indonesia and Bangladesh. After riding across 5 continents, 14 countries and 47,000 km in 18 months, he reached home on October 2, 2007.


Bharadwaj Dayala being felicitated by Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makhtom in Dubai
Award from Crown Prince of Dubai Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum for "exceptional achievement"

On 4 December 2013, Dayala was felicitated by Prince of Dubai Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makhtom for his "exceptional achievement" in global travels and for his "enduring commitment to promoting goodwill, friendship and cultural understanding around the world."


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