Tuesday, 23 July, 2013
Magic Academy’s award to Shamsudheen Cherpulassery
This year’s ‘Indrajala Puraskaram’ a lifetime achievement award for magicians instituted by the Magic Academy goes to street magician Samsudheen Cheruplassery. He has been selected for the award in recognition of the extensive contributions he has made for over three decades, towards the development and popularity of the magical art. The award comprising of a purse of Rs.10000, citation and memento. Samsudheen is from a family of traditional Indian street magician who has been practicing this art for generations. And he is only street magician existed in Kerala.
Previous recipients of the prestigious award include magicians P.M. Mithra, Jr. Mandrake, Pradeep Hudino and M.P. Hashim.