Surindra Lai did his postgraduation in Physics from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra bagging the Chancellor's Medal for topping in the University. Earlier, he graduated from Panjab University, Chandigarh with the rare honour of winning the Govt, of India National Scholarship. He started his career as a Lecturer in Physics and after teaching for almost four decades; retired as Principal of Multani Mai Modi College (Patiala), one of the most prestigious colleges in the country. He has authored several books on Physics which are popular throughout the country to the extent that he has been honoured with the Distinguished Author Award (2011) by the Federation of Educational Publishers in India, Delhi, “Love Never Fails Soul Mates" is the fructification of blissful moments of leisure spared from his busy professional routine. His next novel, "3Ps She Loved: Poems, Paintings, Planes", awaits publication. Presently, as a member of the Modi Educational Society, he takes keen interest in the development of his alma mater.