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Monday, 5 October 2009

5-rupee coin stops bullet headed for man's heart

In Yash Chopra's Deewar, Amitabh Bachchan was famously saved from a goon's bullet by his coolie badge lodged in his shirt pocket. Reel life Lucky charm: The wallet that stood between Krishna Shetty and the bullet.
blended into real life at a nondescript Kalina neighbourhood on Thursday evening when a wallet in a video parlour owner's pocket came between him and certain death.

Krishna Shetty is now in hospital, showing family and close friends the mangled five-rupee coin that took the full impact of the bullet that would have otherwise pierced his heart. He's having a little chuckle at their expense as well, for, as he reveals, he has been listening to taunts all his life about his "strange" habit of carrying his wallet in his shirt pocket.

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