Dr Kalam passed away before he could finish a dream book

 Former President A P J Abdul Kalam completed seven chapters of a book in Tamil with a vision for the growth of Tamil Nadu and almost till his end he had discussed about the initiative, his aide said tonight.

Failed in my dream of becoming pilot: Abdul Kalam in new book

For former President APJ Abdul Kalam, becoming a fighter pilot was a "dearest dream" but he failed to realise it by a whisker as he bagged the ninth position when only eight slots were available in the IAF.