TV or live shows - it's magic everywhere!

By Radhika Bhirani

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Magic with comedy, magic with competition or just pure magic - the flavour of magic seems to be in vogue thanks to television and live shows.

Magic shows on TV aren't new, but a sudden spurt has been seen in the genre as channels like SAB TV and Nickelodeon experiment with it.

While SAB TV decided to give a shot to magic-comedy with two new shows - "Ring Wrong Riing" and "Gili Gili Gappa" - children's entertainment channel Nickelodeon is set to launch the second season of "Tricky TV" that will teach magic tricks to children.

"Magic has always catered as an entertainment podium not only for the kids but also for grown-ups. It is intriguing and has always had its own charm. I don't think the interest in magic will ever die down," A