Official name: Prodip Chandra Sorcar; born July 31, 1994, is an Indian magician based in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. He is the second son of the Indian magician P. He has also received the Merlin Award in Magic. He holds a PhD in applied psychology from the University of Calcutta and holds the record for being the largest individual producer of foreign exchange in entertainment.
Sorcar's company, Indrajal, uses 48 tons of equipment, 75 artists, dozens of stages, 12 jadoo girls, psychedelic laser lighting systems, more than 400 brocade dresses, original music from its own orchestra and more than 50 illusion tricks. Sorcar's signature trick is the use of light refraction to convey the impression that large-scale objects have disappeared. Past performances have included the disappearance of Taj Mahal and Indore — Amritsar Express. Sorcar Jr has been cycling at high speed blindfolded from London's Trafalgar Square and set a record.
Gili Gili Ge is a 1989 children's film directed by Iswar Chakraborty and produced by Indrajaal Production. This classic Bengali film stars P, C. Both the protagonist and the antagonist are represented by him. Utpal Dutt, Santosh Dutta, Sreela Majumdar also starred in the film.
The charismatic on-screen presence of P, C. And the spectacular visual effects of the film are a favorite among children and adults. Pratul Chandra Sorcar (PC) Sorcar Mr. CALCUTTA ONLINE BUSINESS DIRECTORY It is P, C, Sorcar (Senior), father of P, C, Sorcar (Junior), who popularized his family art of Magic beyond the boundaries of India by elevating performances to a more prestigious pedestal of theatrical form of international standard, keeping Indian traditions as central motif.
He gave a new life to dying art and is therefore recognized as The Father of Indian Magic. The couple has three daughters, Maneka, Moubani and Mumtaz. It is inevitable that the three girls will show the charm and talent of their parents. They are finishing their education, but the “magnetic field of magic” in which they grew up has caused them to start sharing the stage with their parents from time to time.
At least one of them is destined to become a magician. P, C, Sorcar (Junior) further elevated the status of magic from the position in which his father left it, to this futuristic show of mystery-spectacular-entertainment for intellectuals, successfully competing with the other forms of theatrical shows. He has added modern techniques, surreal sequences, third dimensional choreography, a mix of rustic, traditional and modern music, classical dance along with the intellectual illusions created by psychological directions, excellent technical and mechanical instruments along with his super show and personality. He is national president of the All-India Magic Circle, has been president of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, U, S, A.
Ring 83, vice president of Intellectual Forum, member of Magic Circles in Tokyo, Sydney, Brazil, Paris, Hamburg and Rome, and is attached to many theatrical and cultural societies around the world. With the coveted Oscar of Spain for his outstanding presentation of magic. Also the President of India, Shri Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy and the Prime Minister of India, Smt. indira gandhi congratulated P, C, Sorcar Jr.
He became famous in the mid-1930s, when he performed several shows in Calcutta. Sorcar extended its magical charm outside India when, in 1934, it performed in Japan. The success encouraged him to venture further and, at the time of his death, P. Sorcar had visited more than 70 countries around the world.
He was hailed as a great magician of India who gave the art of Indian magic a new cultural background that found strong international appeal. He brought to his shows, very exquisite accessories that had never been seen before. It also had big stages that really brought out the themes of the shows. All its specialists and performers wore specially designed colourful costumes that drew people to the shows.
I had a great, highly professional marketing team that prepared giant billboards and billboards for every city I went to. This would attract a large crowd to his shows who wanted to see more of this magician. Among his wide repertoire of magic acts, one of the most appreciated was where he did a Floating Woman routine with suspension of a body in the air, which began in 1964. There are many other famous acts performed by Sorcar during his magical lifetime career.
Some of the notable magic tricks he performed are; the X-Ray Man, in this act he would blindfold and still see the writing of the audience; Air Suspension; Water of India, and many more. Sorcar was known for its spectacular sets and costumes. He perfected his acts to a point never before seen in India and anywhere else in the world. During the performances, he wore his self-described “maharaja” tunic and feather turban.
He presented elaborate optical illusions emphasized by dazzling light effects, which were distinctive of his shows. On January 6, 1971, Sorcar died of a heart attack at the age of 58, when he was in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan, during one of his performances. He was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival. He was so passionate and committed to his craft to the point of dying while performing magic.
Sorcar single-handedly took Indian magic to new heights around the world due to his mastery, fluency in the English language, charm, charisma and intelligence. It is said that he never failed the crowd and delighted his audience in a magical world. He will always be remembered as 'Jadu Samrat P. Sayed Haider Raza, the modernist Indian painter whose paintings sold for more than 3 million dollars Sir Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar, the great Indian scientist known as “The Father of Science and Technology in India” Ram Vanji Sutar, the incredibly talented Indian sculptor who brings legends to life Rafi Ahmed Kidwai — The Hero Less acquaintance of the Indian Independence Movement Jibanananda Das — The best modern poet of Bengal in the post-Tagore era Save my name, email and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your feedback data is processed. He began his career performing in circuses and theatres and eventually trained with the magician Ganapati Chakroborty. While all other arts try to create the illusion of reality, magic alone creates the illusion of unreality, of supernatural and invisible powers in action.
Mithra, Magician Philip, Magician Samraj, Prahlad Acharya, Ashok Bhandari, Ugesh Sarkar, Chaitanya Tamhane, Magician Suhani Shah, Solyl Kundu, Indranil Ray, Pradeep Houdino, Magic Leo, Nakul Shenoy, Magician Shado, Escape Arun, Milind Kadam, Magician P. With him was Paryanampatta (Kunchunny Nambudiripad), who was already a well-known actor and disciple of Vaazhakunnam's magic. Sorcar (Jr) is the creator of around three dozen illusions that are now regularly performed by magicians from all over the world. Water of India, where a magic pitcher is endlessly replenished and, at the end of the show, there is a whole bucket of water filled in that small pitcher.
Many of those exploits in my father's repertoire, as well as his performances, were in tune with ancient and popular magical practices. Western media began to compare the young Sorcar to Khuda Bux, a famous Indian magician of yesteryear, who went to England and walked barefoot on a twelve foot long bed of burning red wood soaked in gallons of paraffin. The development of Sorcar Junior as a magician is a continuation of the tradition that made his father his' guru 'or teacher. Photographs taken from various sources shed light on the magician and the man behind the scenes.
In fact, he was well read in scientific and technological advances and used his mechanical expertise to bring to life many of India's ancient acts of magic. The experience in “Indian magic” became an advanced qualification for Western magicians, since the mysticism of the East was a great driver of the crowd in the West. He went around the world several times performing his magic, raising a dying art from India and putting it in the foreground. Telepathy, mental reading, hypnotism, mass hallucinations, my father researched references to many of these intriguing subjects in ancient Indian texts, scriptures and traditions, and all of them dedicated themselves to enriching the presentation of his magical acts.