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A Traditional Indian Street Magician
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Magic tricks from India

Stage or street magic has a long history in India. Popular tricks include the rope trick, Indian basket, Indian Cups and Ball.
The Indian rope trick is stage magic said to have been performed in and around India during the 19th century. Sometimes described as "the world’s greatest illusion", it reputedly involved a magician, a length of rope, and one or more boy assistants.
In the 1990s the trick was said by some western magicians to be a hoax perpetrated in 1890 by John Wilkie of the Chicago Tribune newspaper. It was claimed there were no known references to the trick predating 1890, and later stage magic performances of the trick were inspired by Wilkie's account. But this claim redefines what the Indian rope trick is. For many decades, previous commentators had accepted that accounts from the 9th century (by Adi Shankara), the 14th-century (Ibn Battuta), and the 17th-century (Mughal Emperor Jahangir), were versions of the trick, but this was now being denied.


 

Indian Rope Trick-in Belfast

Indian Rope Trick-Performed in Belfast

Indian Rope Trick-Performed in Belfast

Indian Rope Trick-Street magician

Modified Indian Rope Trick- Street magician

Modified Indian Rope Trick- Street magician-photokina 2012  Modified Indian Rope Trick- Cologne Germany 17.08.2012

Indian Rope Trick-Stage version

Indian Rope Trick-Stage version

Indian Rope Trick-Stage version

Indian high rope

Indian high rope

Indian high rope



 

Secret of levitation in india

Magician Ramana (Indian Magic) in Leidseplein, Amsterdam


Magician Ramana in Washington, DC  Alternate video:Levitation Man Spontaneously Combusts


 

The Great India Rope Trick by Gopinath Muthukad


See also BBC documentary  Indian Rope Trick by Magician ishamuddin

Magician Gopinath Muthukad


 

Magician Rajkumar--Rope Trick


Alternate video  Indian Rope Trick by Magician Samraj  Alternate

The Indian Rope Trick-Witnessed by Penn & Teller


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Reference (Wikipedia)  The Secret Of Indian Rope Trick  Secrets of East Indian Magic


 

Indian Rope Tricka is a fraud--King Heathen


Indian Rope Tricka is a fraud--Daniel Dennett  Indian Rope Tricka is a hoax

Indian Rope Trick is a joke


Indian Rope Trick is fun


 

BBC--Secret of Levitation Part 1-Indian Rope Trick


Part 2-Indian Rope Trick  Part 3-Secret of Levitation  Part 5-Scientific Levitation  Part 5-Scientific Levitation

Indian Magic Ramana on Dutch TV


 

Indian Rope Trick


Indian Rope Trick

Tricks with rope, India


 

Street Magic by Rajasthani boy

Supernatural tricks revealed in india


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