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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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'''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 "[[Harry Houdini|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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Latest revision as of 07:38, 15 February 2021

Chanchal Lahiri
Born1978
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]

References

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