Famous Magicians

P.C. Sorcar
P.C. Sorcar (February 23, 1913 - January 6, 1971) was the stage name of Protul Chandra Sorcar, a famous Indian magician. He was an internationally active magician throughout the 1950s and 1960s, performing his Indrajal show before live audiences and on television. Sorcar died of a heart attack at the age of 58 in Ashaikawa, Hokkaidō, Japan, on January 6, 1971, where he was performing.

Sorcar was born on February 23, 1913 in Ashekpur, Tangail District in Bengal (now in Bangladesh). He studied in Shibnath High School. His initial magic lessons were from the magician Ganapati Chakraborty. He became famous starting from the mid 1930s, when he performed shows in Kolkata and also in Japan and several other countries.

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