The great magician K Lal passes away

Sep 24, 2012, 16:30 IST | Bakulesh Trivedi

One of the greatest magicians ever, K Lal, passed away in Ahmedabad Sunday morning.

The 88-year-old magician Kantilal Vora was more famous by his short name K Lal. 

Lal was very close to Bollywood and many of the stars were good friends with him. Raj Kapoor shared a very close friendship with him and his look in the film ‘Mera Naam Joker’ had close resemblance to Lal's.

Master magician K Lal (File pic)

Lal performed many shows at national and international levels and won hundreds of awards.

He once said, "Magic is my breath and when I will be away from magic, it will be the last day for me." At the age of 14, he performed his first show and till date he was connected to the magic world.

He was very strict to perform only on stage. Once a Bandra-based businessman offered a sea-facing flat to Lal to perform at his private farmhouse which he strictly refused.

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