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Blog It Forward- Thrilochana Rajappa

Hi 🙂

I was blogged forwarded by Jitendra Kansal, thank you friend. I met JK in SAP mobile forum! I got to know about BIF from JK himself, found it interesting and the result is the blog.

If you are wondering what is this Blog It Forward! You can read here BIF

Who am I?

I am Thrilochana. With my birthplace and father’s name, I have become Thrilochana Kamenahalli Rajappa. Friends call me “tilu”. By Education I am a computer science graduate from Bangalore Institute of technology, by profession a quality software engineer at SAP. If you don’t see me in office then I will be trekking in the western ghats or Himalayas of India or watching a play at local theater or acting in some of the plays or writing a Kannada play or reading a book. I started my carer with IBM India Software Labs and recently joined SAP. And enjoying it 🙂

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This was taken during my last Himalayan trek in may 2103.

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This is from “Rumours” play written by Neil Simon.

Fun Fact about my country India

You can  see a different culture in every 100 kilometers in India. People eat different food, people speak a different language, they differ in their dressing style. Isn’t this amazing? There are many facts I can list! But I always amazed by the diversity which India has 🙂

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Describe in one short sentence: “what need does your SAP solution meet”

” What is here is found elsewhere. What is not here is no nowhere” – Mahabharatha

Childhood dream!

I hail from a small village in western ghats of Karnataka State. My dreams changed as I grew up, wanted to be a farmer when I was kid, during school days I started winning debate competitions, eventually wanted to become a lawyer. And at the end became a software engineer by profession! no regrets, 😀

The best book I ever read:

Difficulty of being good there is a quote from this book. ” What is here is found elsewhere. What is not here is no nowhere” about Mahabharath. Mahabharatha is a epic story from India. This book took me to a different era.

I liked World is flat from Thomas Friedman as well. This book explains how globalization made the world smaller 🙂

In response to Jitendra’s BIF,

What makes you smile/laugh?

A joke from a friend or a book (I consider book as my friend)

Had you not been into software at all, where would you have been?

I would have been a Lawyer 🙂 Sometimes If i look back, would have become a theater artist 🙂


3) What is the craziest thing you would have done in your life? 🙂

hahaha! I have done many such crazy things 🙂 I have to mention one, Group of 5 had gone to a western ghats trek in a rainy season once, without a jacket. We had to stand in rain and in the middle of the forest for one complete night 🙂 A one bottle of raw vodka saved all of us!

I would like to blog it forward to

Hrusikesh Dala

Venkatesh Ilango

And the chain continues..! If possible please answer these three questions 🙂

1. What do you think is the best innovation till today?

2. Which is the best trekking hill in your country?

3. Which is the best book you ever read?

Have fun while learning technology, thanks for visiting my blog!

Cheers!

tilu

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      Author's profile photo Ravi Sankar Venna
      Ravi Sankar Venna

      Welcome to BIF Tilu. Nice to know you.

      I remember my college days, I used to play in dramas for annual day celebrations. Your snap took me to my old golden days. 🙂

      Best Regards,

      Ravi

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Ravi, I am glad to meet you here 🙂

      Author's profile photo Jitendra Kansal
      Jitendra Kansal

      Hi Tilu,

      First of all great thanks for accepting my invitation. You got very cute nickname. You write play? Wow..another amazing talent. Nice to know you buddy...

      Thanks for sharing beautiful pix.

      Rgrds,

      Jitendra

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks JK 🙂   Yep I do write!

      Author's profile photo Jitendra Kansal
      Jitendra Kansal
      Great man. Amazing talent. Share some videos of your play if possible.
      Author's profile photo Kumud Singh
      Kumud Singh

      Hi Thrilochana,

      I can't imagine standing for one complete night in rain and that too in a forest! Had I, I would have counted that as an accomplishment. Nice to know you.

      If you are attending TechEd Bangalore, we all could meet! Thanks!

      Regards,

      Kumud

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      Definitely we can meet 🙂

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hey Tilu,

      Nice blog.

      Thank you for blog forwarding it to me.

      I have not blogged before would take me some time.

      Thanks and Regards, Venkatesh

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Venki! take your time 🙂

      Author's profile photo Susan Keohan
      Susan Keohan

      Welcome Tilu!  I am continuously amazed by the diversity shown in various #BIF pictures and in the blogs themselves.  For example, you went from wanting to be a farmer to a lawyer to a software engineer.  That's quite a trek!

      You share your love of books, which is also a great pastime of mine.  I like to be able to escape and imagine and get lost in a good story. 

      I am very glad you had that one bottle of raw vodka too.

      Cheers,
      Sue

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Susan! I am happy to know your love about books 🙂

      Author's profile photo xMoshe Naveh (Old Acct)
      xMoshe Naveh (Old Acct)

      What a rich blog filled with interesting stories and great photos:)!

      Welcome to #BlogItforward!

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Moshe for the initiative 🙂 and visiting my blog-post

      Author's profile photo Hrusikesh Dalai
      Hrusikesh Dalai

      Nice to know you Nice Blog. Thank You for tagging will take sometime to write and then post it.

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      All the best! hope to read it soon 🙂

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Good to know you...Cool Pics...Well written Blog.

      Best Regards,

      Naresh K.

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      Glad to know you Naresh, Thanks for reading the blog!

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Nice blog Tilu. 🙂

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Suhas 🙂

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hey buddy its really nice one..Where are you working now , i mean which place? 🙂

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Vijay. I am working in Bangalore location.

      Author's profile photo Vivek Singh Bhoj
      Vivek Singh Bhoj

      Good to know about you Thrilochana

      Nice pics 🙂

      Regards,

      Vivek

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Vivek 🙂

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Nice to know you buddy...

      Thanks for sharing the beautiful pics.

      Kind regards,

      Khushi

      Author's profile photo Eduardo Rezende
      Eduardo Rezende

      Good to see that more and more people are posting their BiF.

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Hi Thrilochana Rajappa,

      Good Day!

      I am happy to hear that you are from IBM, I am also proud to be IBMer! Happy to meet our EX-IBMer! Trekking is always wonderful experience and I am very much interested. But I was not able to do one trekking also. After reading your blog, I feel like doing that. Thank you so much for sharing about you and your experience. Have a wonderful Sunday!

      Keep up the good work! Keep motivating others! 🙂

      Regards,

      Hari Suseelan

      Author's profile photo Thrilochana Rajappa
      Thrilochana Rajappa
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks for visiting Suseelan. Glad to know about you!

      Regards, Thrilochana

      Author's profile photo Chandra Shekhar Agarwal
      Chandra Shekhar Agarwal

      Hi Tilu,

      You got very cute nickname. Good to know about you ...

      Thanks for sharing Lovely pics.. 🙂

      Stand in rain and in the middle of the forest for one complete night 🙂

      😯 .. you are really brave.. 🙂

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Nice blog Thrilochana .

      Enjoyed it 🙂