Well-known magician O.P. Sharma passed away in Kanpur after a prolonged illness.

He was 49 and breathed his last in a hospital on Saturday night.

Born in 1973 in the Ballia district, Om Prakash Sharma, lived in a house named 'Bhoot Bungalow' in Barra in Kanpur.

Magician O P Sharma passes away.
Magician O P Sharma passes away.IANS

Sharma was born and grew up in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.He completed his mechanical engineering degree.

He began performing magic at age of seven. By 2018 he had performed at nearly 39,000 shows.

Sharma had contested the Assembly elections from Govind Nagar on a Samajwadi Party ticket in 2002, but in 2019 he joined the BJP.

(With inputs from IANS)