Rupa & Co.

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Rupa & Co.
Parent company Rupa Publications India Pvt Ltd
Status Active
Founded 1936
Country of origin India
Headquarters location Kolkata
Official website

Rupa & Co. (Rupa Publications) is an Indian publishing company based in Kolkata which was founded in 1936 by D. Mehra at College Street in Calcutta. Also a book distributor and importer, it has published all of Chetan Bhagat's books, My Country My Life (the autobiography of L. K. Advani), some of Ramendra Kumar's and Ruskin Bond's books, and has also published Kaun Banega Crorepati - The Official Book, among many others.[1] According to the publishing house, their annual production stands at approximately 240 titles currently.[2] The logo of the company was designed by the film maker Satyajit Ray and he asked for some books as fees for his job.[2]

In 2012, Kapish Mehra, current managing director of the company, launched Aleph Book Company, along with David Davidar, former CEO of Penguin-International and Ravi Singh, former CEO of Penguin-India.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Rupa & Co". Archived from the original on 2012-09-11. Retrieved 2007-02-24. 
  2. ^ a b "Rupa & Co". Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Three publishing veterans push English fiction in India". Zee News. 12 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "We are aiming to make Aleph the premium publishing brand: David Davidar". CNN-IBN. 11 April 2012. 

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