IND-DRA-JAL P.C.Sorcar, World Greatest Magician, Jadoo Samrat-Post Card-By India Post
Date Of Issue:-23.02.2010.
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Pratul Chandra Sorcar Sr. is known as the Father of Modern Indian Magic.He was attracted to magic at an early age.He initially learned magic from Shri Ganapati Chakravati.After passing the entrance examination in the first division, he graduated with honours in mathemaics in the year 1933.He then took up magic as a profession.
He received many awards at home and abroad.He twice earned the Phoenix award in the United States. He also won the German Goldbar and the Golden Laurel Garland awards and the Dutch Tricks prize. In 1964 the Indian Govenment honoured him with Padmashri.
Sorcar died of a heart attack at the young age of 58 in Ashaikawa, Hokkaido, Japan, on January 6, 1971, where he was performing his Ind-dra-jal.
Dtae Of Issue:-23.02.2010.
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