Mr Subhas says he is not afraid of death because he believes he has done "more good than bad". But the traumatic experience did bring some fresh perspective. "I saw my wife, my son, my nephews holding my hand. I thought: 'I am so lucky to have these people with me.' I told myself that if I ever recover from this, I'd spend more time with them, in the last few years of my life. "If I get a few years."