Australian-Bengali Prasun Roy Chowdhury: A New Star of Illusion Born on YouTube

Prasun Roy Chowdhury

Kolkata, Nov 24 (Washington Bangla Radio): In the era of YouTube movies and videos, a YouTube channel launched by which is one of its kind, makes its mark on YouTube. It is a YouTube channel which is primarily based on entertainment. The channel’s first production “Illusion with Prasun” which is a series of episodes on Illusion and magic witnessed a phenomenal 1,50,000 views, thousands of likes and comments within a few weeks of being launched in October 2015.

The videos of the series “Illusion with Prasun” are currently among the most viewed popular videos in close up magic globally in YouTube. For example if searched with “best close up magic” on YouTube, the video of this channel series “Illusion with Prasun” ranks among top 15 most viewed videos out of approximately 325000 videos on YouTube searched on the same topic and appears on page 1 of the search result page. It also ranks among top 100 viewed videos for “best magic ever” out of approximately 20 million videos that appears in the search result on the same topic on YouTube.

From levitation to cards appearing out of thin air, to vanishing a coin, this YouTube channel has it all to mesmerise the audience of all ages. In each episode, Prasun can be seen performing illusions one after the other.

"I like performing close-up illusions, street illusions and larger than life illusions, I feel this form of entertainment has a good demand globally. When I started this channel, the sole objective I had in mind was to give the viewers a new form of entertainment in a capsule of 3 to 5 minutes as people are mostly busy these days and my videos can serve as a quick form of entertainment to them anywhere and anytime online", says Prasun who is the founder of the channel.

Prasun Roy Chowdhury (aged 34) is an Illusionist, Actor, Quizmaster, Technologist and Entrepreneur was born in a small city Siliguri of West Bengal and started illusion at a very young age. He has performed his illusions on various platforms globally in Australia, UK, Europe and Middle East. He has also acted in serials and did modelling in his early life and is well known in the quizzing circuit as a Quizmaster. Prasun has a computer engineering degree and has also completed management program from the reputed B-School IIM Ahmedabad. He was awarded Australian residency by government of Australia in 2013.

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Prasun’s YouTube channel production is operated by him from his Sydney and Kolkata base and he plans to grow his entertainment channel with more amazing videos on illusion, quiz trivia and other interesting facts. As rightly said a new age of YouTube entertainment has just begun. Further details on the channel and its programmes can be found on -, and official Facebook page