This veteran has performed
in umpteen stage shows in different parts
of the country. His repertoire includes
just about everything, from sawing people
into halves to the perennially popular card
He has enthralled
people from different parts of the country,
entertained audiences of quickly converted
believers, but he does more than just pull
rabbits out of hats. He zips around the
city on a bike blindfolded, for 14 days
at a stretch. The feat has earned him a
place in the Guinness Book of World Records.
years he has chalked up an impressive resume
of tricks. Meet the master magician Samala
has performed in umpteen stage shows in
different parts of the country.
includes just about everything, from sawing
people into halves to the perennially popular
is my passion. Ever since I can remember,
magic and magicians have fascinated me.
I just love performing on stage and entertaining
people”, he says.
conjurer is also a recipient of several
awards. The mantelpiece in his house glitters
with his numerous trophies.
Gaurav Puraskar handed to him by Chief Minister
Chandrababu Naidu, and a cluster of other
national accolades form a part of his distinguished
magic and his eyes start shining as he talks
about his one true passion.
people don’t realize there is a lot
of hard work involved in this field. It
is a sleigh of hand all right but it takes
a lot of perseverance and determination
to get your moves right. You have to be
extremely diligent and meticulous about
details. In fact, I would say you have to
be a perfectionist to attain some standard
and fame in this field”, he says.