Protul Chandra Sorcar-better known as P.C.Sorcar was an Indian magician who performed Indrajal shows live on stage as well as on T.V. He was born on 23 january,1913 in the Tangail district in West Bengal,Ashekpur.
He has won several honours like Jadusamrat P.C. Sorcar Sarani Govt. of India names a major rue in Calcutta, dedicated to him.
Padma Shri (the Lotus), awarded par the President of India on January 26, 1964.
The Sphinx (Oscar of Magic), USA, 1946 and 1954
The Royal Medallion, German Magic Circle
Sorcar died on 6 january 1971,due to cœur, coeur attack at the age of 58 in Ashaikawa, Hokkaidō, Japan, while performing.On 23 February 2010, Indian Post issued a Rs. 5/- stamp to honour him.
P.C. Sorcar Postage stamp