Ravi Subramanian

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Ravi Subramanian
Ravi Subramanian
Ravi Subramanian
Alma materIIM Bangalore
Notable worksIf God Was a Banker
Notable awardsIndiaplaza Golden Quill Book Award
Crossword Book Award
Ravi Subramanian

Ravi Subramanian is an Indian author. A banker by profession, he has written popular thrillers about banking and bankers, including award winning trilogy The Incredible Banker, The Bankster and Bankerupt. An alumnus of IIM Bangalore, batch of 1993, Subramanian spent close to two decades in the financial services industry. After having worked with companies such as Citibank, HSBC and ANZ Grindlays,[1] he is now the CEO of a listed Non-banking financial company.[2]

Subramanian writes popular columns for well-known magazines and has his own personal weekly column in the career and business life page of The Economic Times. He says "I will be satisfied if people remember me as the Grisham of banking,"[3][4] referring to the American author best known for his legal thrillers.

His daughter is Anusha Subramanian, who has been a published author since the age of 12.[5]


  • If God Was a Banker (2007)
  • I Bought the Monk’s Ferrari (2008)
  • Devil in Pinstripes (2010)
  • The Incredible Banker (2011)
  • The Bankster (2012)
  • Bankerupt (2013)
  • God is a Gamer (2014)
  • The Bestseller She Wrote (2015)
  • In the Name of God (2017)
  • Don't tell the Governor (2018)

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  1. ^ "Swapping pie charts for plots".
  2. ^ "Face value: Ravi Subramanian - The Economic Times". The Times Of India.
  3. ^ Ismat Tahseen (10 November 2009). "'Remember me as the Grisham of banking'". Daily News & Analysis. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  4. ^ Khushita Vasant (23 August 2012). "Meet the John Grisham of Banking". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Anusha Subramanian's Second Masterpiece, 'Never Gone'". writersmelon.com. 5 October 2016. Archived from the original on 10 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Golden Quill awards presented". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 28 August 2008.
  7. ^ "The Hindu's Aman Sethi bags award for A Free Man". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 19 October 2012. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  8. ^ Shruti Dhapola (19 October 2012). "Anuradha Roy, Aman Sethi win at Economist-Crossword awards". Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  9. ^ "'Popular choice' ruled at book awards". Times of India. 7 December 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  10. ^ "Best of leadership writing from ET". The Economic Times. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  11. ^ Zafar Anjum (29 April 2015). "India: Raymond Crossword Book Award 2014 winners announced". kitaab.org. Retrieved 29 April 2015.

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