Bangalore Mirror: The Logic Of Magic

By Barkha Kumari Apr 16, 2017 A brotherhood of magicians meets to polish their craft, and tell people how much there is to magic than card tricks and children’s birthday parties Magicians never reveal their secrets, they say. Except to each other, that is. This is how to keep magic interesting for spectators. As long …

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The Hindu: Looking Beyond Abracadabra

By Allan Moses Rodricks. February 08, 2015. City-based wizard Nakul Shenoy, enlarges on his belief of magic being about performance rather than tricks, with a book. For mind reader, magician and hypnotist based in Bengaluru, Nakul Shenoy, the secret to magic lies in the performance, not a series of tricks. To facilitate this notion, the enterprising …

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New Indian Express: Where a Magical Partnership Began

By Shilpa Kappur Vasudevan. November 10, 2014.   ‘Mind reader’ Nakul Shenoy rewinds to the magic of his undergrad and postgrad days, where he discovered his calling in life. Nakul Shenoy prefers to call himself a mind reader and occupies himself by spreading the magic among straight-jacketed corporate executives. “Right from childhood I was fascinated …

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2013: Yahoo.com: Can This Man Control Your Mind?

Yahoo.com: Can This Man Control Your Mind?

by Margot Cohen   Nakul Shenoy has arresting hands. They jut out from the sleeves of his black blazer, with bony wrists and long, slender fingers that perform a calculated repertoire of gestures. Palms down, palms open, palms rubbed together in anticipation of the next trick. These are certainly a magician’s hands. But they are …

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NDTV: We The People: Science, magic or miracles?

Barkha Dutt July 21, 2013   We The People debates whether there is a thin line between magic and miracles, or are they completely different things? Are godmen miracle workers or tricksters? Nakul Shenoy was one of the experts invited for Barkha Dutt’s We The People special on Science, Magic or Miracles, along with PC …

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DNA: This magic man can read your mind

By Anindita Mitra January 03, 2011 Nakul Shenoy, magician-turned-psychic entertainer, can guess your thoughts, predict your choices and even train corporates to read group behaviour. Nakul Shenoy is a mind reader. He has been performing onstage as a magician for about a decade now. But he’s moved from being a magician to a psychic entertainer, …

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India Today: The Road Not Taken

Three young men have managed to do what most of us only dream of. By Nirmala Ravindran July 9, 2010 From designing watches to reading minds, and being a virtual helping hand, three Bangaloreans decided to chart some unknown territories. Simply Bangalore talks to these young men to know what it took to turn their …

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Outlook Business: Fun At Work – Mentalist

Cover Story. JAN 09, 2010. Is This Fun? Sometimes work is fun. Or is it? A wine taster, a radio jockey, a quizmaster and a mentalist answer the question. By Karthik Krishnan, Sriram Srinivasan, TV Mahalingam Mentalist Nakul Shenoy dislikes being called a magician. He prefers to be referred to as a mentalist. By that, what …

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LiveMint: Bangalore’s Mandrake

Pavitra Jayaraman. Jun 17 2009. Growing up we all loved watching magic shows, so when I heard about Nakul Shenoy, the Bangalore-based psychic entertainer, I had to meet him. Seated at a coffee shop in south Bangalore Shenoy asks me to hide a coin in one of my palms so he can find out which …

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Deccan Herald: Magic Of The Mind

By Nina C George January 13, 2009 Nakul Shenoy is a self-confessed Mandrake buff. He began with conventional magic, conjuring things with ropes and cards. He moved on to doing big stage shows, conjuring illusions where in the flash of his wand, people vanished and reappeared. Today, Nakul is among the most sought after corporate …

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Bangalore Mirror: Meet The Mind Bender

Jan 10, 2009 When Uri Geller bent spoons with his ‘mental power’, people were stunned and couldn’t believe their eyes. Of course, there were sceptics who disagreed with the Geller effect and the famous mystifier was embroiled in many controversies (as most famous people are). Bangalore’s own Uri Geller, Nakul Shenoy doesn’t claim to bend …

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Nakul Shenoy at CIOL C-Change 2005

Deccan Herald: Bend it like Nakul Shenoy

By Michael Patrao The Deccan Herald: Metro Plus. March 12, 2006 He can bend a metal key using the power of the mind. Bangalore-based magician Nakul Shenoy considers himself more than a magician. Therefore his shows are named “Beyond Magic”, a fast-paced, highly interactive top-notch corporate entertainment show that explores the unusual and illustrates the paranormal. “Beyond …

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The Indian Express: Magic flouts convention, casts a spell of education

By Sudeshna Chatterjee The Indian Express Mumbai April 30, 2000: Imagine magic as anything more than entertainment? Nakul Shenoy (22), a research student from Karnataka has, after a two-year study on audience perception of messages communicated through magic, pointed out that magic enters the realm of education as well, and in a big way too. …

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Udayavani Morning News: NAKUL’S ABRACADABRA

Young man takes to Magic to ‘make people happy’ Udayavani Morning News Manipal, August 31, 1998   Eyes popping out, mouths agape and with wonderment writ large on their faces they watched with childlike enthusiasm and amazement. “It’s all sleight of hand,” he said brushing off the awe. But that is simply hard to believe …

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