Tuesday, 25 September, 2012

Magic K Lal - a life sketch

Magician K Lal
  • Full name - Kantilal Girdharilal Vora
  • Born on 17th  January 1924 in Bagasara town in Amreli district of Gujarat
  • His last show was in Ahmedabad in June 2012
  • Performed 22000 shows in 61 years
  • Lived and worked most of his life in Kolkata, the Magic Capital of India
  • Great magician Ganpati Chakravarty accepted K. Lal and led him to becoming magician
  • Returned to his home state in 1990
  • K Lal had started displaying his mastery with creating illusion way back in ‘40s in a gathering in Vanthali village
  • The veteran had started employing computer-generated graphics and imagery to add to the impact
  • He was also maintained a personal collection of over 10,000 magic books
  • The magician was  88 years
  • Passed away at his residence at Ashram Road in Ahmedabad
  • Demise was early on Sunday – September 23, 2012
  • The last rites performed at SG Road crematorium

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