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Gopinath Muthukad didn’t predict this headline

Kerala magician Gopinath Muthukad—who has become only the second Indian after P.C. Sorcar Jr to bag the Merlin award handed out by the international magicians society—can emerge unscathed from fires with his hands cuffed, withstand electricity passed through water, make watches rematerialise. He can also, it seems, make editors and sub-editors obsolete.