Prahlad Acharya

Magician, Ventiloquist, Illusionist

Prahlad Acharya
Prahlad Acharya is an internationally renowned shadow play artist and storyteller. A master magician and an accomplished ventriloquist, he is one of the few entertainers in the world who use only their bare hands to create an unbelievable world of light and shade.

Prahlad Acharya is a magician, illusionist, escapologist, and stunt performer from Udupi, Karnataka, India. Known for his escape acts, Prahlad has been termed Indian Houdini by the Indian media. He also performs ventriloquism.

His show is called Maya Jadoo, which is a 20-member performance of Indian illusions. Prahlad calls his combination of drama and magic "dramatic"
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Prahlad Acharya - Shadow play artist
Prahlad Acharya - Shadow play artist
Prahlad Acharya - Shadow play artist and Magician
Prahlad Acharya - Shadow play artist and Magician
Prahlad Acharya - Shadow play artist and ventriloquist
Prahlad Acharya - Shadow play artist and ventriloquist
Prahlad Acharya - performing at famous TV show- India got Talent
Prahlad Acharya - performing at famous TV show- India got Talent
Prahlad Acharya has performed Speaking Shadows – his amazing hand-shadow act around the globe, including Germany, Australia, Singapore, the Middle East, UK, Switzerland, and of course India. He is acknowledged to be among the very best in the world in what he does.

Prahlad's performances given below -

Escape from Bangalore Central Prison within 10 seconds on 10 December 2001
Unique Shadow Play Performance at Gili Gili 2001 - the International Magicians' Convention at Udupi in November 2001
Udupi Golden Chariot Vanish at Udupi Sri Krishna Temple on 1 September 2001
1000th Magical Performance of MAYA JADOO, at the PPC Auditorium, Udupi on 7 April 2001
Car Vanishing Act at the Karavali Utsav, Mangalore on 14 February 2001
Outstanding Magician Award at Vismayam 2000 - the International Magicians' Convention at Trivandrum, Kerala in December 2000
Houdini escape at the Jog Falls, the India's tallest waterfall on 20 May 2000
Gold Medal for Ventriloquism & Silver Medal for Close Up Magic at the Golden Magic Conference at Kanhangad, Kerala in November 1999
Escape from the Maximum Security Prison at Bellary within eight seconds on 2 October 1999
Magic-on-wheels to create election awareness in Udupi District in 1998
Founded the Magic & Allied Arts Development & Research Institute in Udupi on 14 January 1998
Performance of the Legendary Indian Rope Trick at Kadekar, Udupi in November 1997
Jagruti Rally - A blind-fold drive for AIDS Awareness from Mangalore in Karnataka to Panjim in Goa in May 1995.
Agnivyooha Chhedana (Escape from the Castle of Fire) at Udupi in September 1994.
Chinese Torture Cell Escape at Udupi in 1994.
Underwater Houdini Escape at Madhwa Sarovar in Udupi in 1993.
   Awards & Achievements
Grand Finalist: India's Got Talent Season 6 #IGT6
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