15 October 2016
P.C. Sorcar 28.2.2010
Protul Chandra Sorcar was born on 23 February 1913 in Ashokpur in theTangail district (now in Bangladesh) in a poor middle class family. He was attracted to magic at an early age. He initially learned magic from Shri Ganapati Chakravarti. After passing the entrance examination in the first division, he graduated with honours in mathematics in the year 1933. He then took up magic as a profession.
P. C. Sorcar was the stage name of Protul Chandra Sorcar, a famous 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 Asahikawa, Hokkaidō, Japan, on January 6, 1971, where he was performing.