Praveen is the winner of the prestigious Merlin Award for the Best Corporate Mentalist and Magician for the year 2012.
Praveen is a performer who for his exceptional skill, talent, originality & showmanship is the proud recipient of this award. He served in the Indian Navy for 13 years before resigning in the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He is an aeronautical engineer by profession and in Dubai he teaches aviation subjects to the pilots and engineers of the UAE air force.
He was initiated into magic 32 years ago. Soon after, he became widely known as a magician’s magician amongst fellow magicians. In the last 8 years, his fascination with the intricacies of the human mind led him to explore its immense potential, power and limitations. This is how his highly acclaimed mind-reading act called the ‘Sixth Sense’ was born. The Sixth Sense is a powerful demonstration of what your mind is capable of achieving if you tap into its tremendous resources.
In November 2001, he created history in India when he successfully predicted the headlines of three leading newspapers, three days in advance. The event was broadcast on all the television channels & was reported by all the leading newspapers.
Praveen was awarded the Merlin Award 2012 for the Best Corporate Mentalist and Magician of the Year. The founder and CEO of the International Magician’s Society, Tony Hassini, who flew down all the way from New York, presented the coveted Merlin Award.
The Merlin Award is the most prestigious award given in the world of magic. It is to magic what the Oscar is to films, what the Grammy is to music & what the Emmy is to theatre. The International Magician’s Society presents the Merlin award to entertainers who’ve achieved the highest level of performance in their craft. David Copperfield, Sigfried & Roy & Criss Angel are just a few recipients of this award.