Our History
Surya Infotainment Products Pvt. Ltd (SIP) is the successor to the bookshops and magazine subscriptions businesses of L.B. Publishers and Distributors Pvt. Ltd. LBP has enjoyed an impeccable reputation in the retail sale of books and journals since 1979. Surya Infotainment Products Pvt. Ltd has also been involved in the distribution of Time Life Books and was the publisher of News ‘N Stuff, one of India’s first newspapers for children. SIP is now a leading retailer of scientific, technical and general books in Bangalore.
Our Clientele
Our customer centric approach has resulted in a long list of satisfied customers including the Indian Institute of Management (where we also have a retail bookshop), Bangalore University, Infosys, Wipro, Biocon, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to name a few. The institutional sales division of SIP boasts customers consisting of individuals, corporate houses, educational institutions and other state departments. Supplies range from computer books, management books to highly specialized fields such as mechanical engineering and fluid mechanics, biotechnology.

The retail bookshop’s clientele includes casual shoppers, book lovers, business executives, technical people looking for specialized publications, educationalists, researchers, scientists etc. SIP prides itself in the fact that it maintains a long list of loyal customers who frequent our store for all their book needs, be it large or small.
Performance History
With a sizeable share of the research oriented institutional market in Bangalore, SIP is one of the most successful book retailers, journals and elite products in the area. SIP is currently entering an exciting period of growth and expansion and with the management of its businesses by a team of loyal, dedicated, knowledgeable and committed staff and managers SIP is on its way to becoming one of the most successful retailers of books, journals and allied products in the country.
Our Future Plans
SIP’s priority will be strengthening and expanding the institutional business and the magazine subscription business. In addition, SIP is also developing an online portal to facilitate customers from all over the country to order books, journals and allied products on line. SIP also plans to strengthen its new product lines and ensure that the latest available information reaches the end customer. Given its expertise in this area SIP will surely continue to be at the forefront of the information age in the years to come.
Management Team
Abishek Laxminarayan, Managing Director

Abishek has a background in finance, computer science, business analysis and international tennis. After completing his degree at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, Abishek entered the field of Investment Banking, and was an analyst with the Mergers & Acquisitions Group of Lehman Brothers in New York, NY. After that, he served as a business analyst at DSL Software and built customized financial applications for clients around the globe.

An avid reader himself, Abishek has a strong passion for books and publishing and has an in-depth knowledge of the country’s book and allied product trade. This passion for knowledge combined with his expertise in technology and in business development ensures that he is able to keep abreast with the latest technology and information and happenings in the book industry.