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'''Chanchal Lahiri''' (1978-2019) was an Indian magician, escape artist and stunt man. He was from India. Lahiri went by the stage name of <i>Jadugar Mandrake</i>. Lahiri drowned attempting a "Houdini style" escape in June of 2019. He was lowered from a bridge into the Hooghly River. His body was found about half a mile (1 km) from where he was lowered into the river.<ref name=CBS-News>{{cite web
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'''Chanchal Lahiri''' (1978-2019) was an Indian magician, escape artist and stunt man. He was from India. Lahiri went by the stage name of <i>Jadugar Mandrake</i>. Lahiri drowned attempting a "Houdini style" escape in June of 2019. He was lowered from a bridge into the Hooghly River. His body was found about half a mile (1 km) from where he was lowered into the river.<ref name=CBS-News>
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  |title        = Magician feared dead as Houdini-inspired stunt in river goes wrong
 
  |title        = Magician feared dead as Houdini-inspired stunt in river goes wrong
 
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|title        = Indian magician Chanchal Lahiri drowns attempting Houdini trick
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Revision as of 07:34, 15 February 2021

Chanchal Lahiri
DiedJune 16, 2019
Kolkata, India
Known forEscapes

Chanchal Lahiri (1978-2019) was an Indian magician, escape artist and stunt man. He was from India. Lahiri went by the stage name of Jadugar Mandrake. Lahiri drowned attempting a "Houdini style" escape in June of 2019. He was lowered from a bridge into the Hooghly River. His body was found about half a mile (1 km) from where he was lowered into the river.[1] [2]

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  1. Magician feared dead as Houdini-inspired stunt in river goes wrong
  2. Indian magician Chanchal Lahiri drowns attempting Houdini trick