Aakarsh S. Bhat, also known as Axe in US, was qualified to be a software engineer, based out of Bengaluru. By his mid-teens, he took up the art of illusion as a serious hobby. Like most illusionists, he was inspired by the TV shows from the west. He set off to explore the world of mystery and aimed at making the art, an up-close and personal experience to the common man. He has been a professional Illusionist, Hypnotist and Mentalist for 12 years. For two years, he has performed over 800 shows across the US, Mexico and the Caribbean. Also, he has performed for celebrities on Colors, Colors Kannada, Mazhavil Manorama and Discovery Kids. Recently, he was one of the finalists in Ugram Ujjwalam, a reality show in Mazhavil Manorama channel and also performed on the stage of India’s Got Talent Season 6. In India, he has performed over 400 corporate shows. Brand value of Axe has PAN India reach.