- By: Sanjay Pai
Bollywood (India's version of Hollywood, based in Mumbai) makes about 200 movies annually. Doctors in these movies are usually saints and most manage complex medical procedures, such as cardiac surgery, in outpatient departments, and diagnose pregnancy by feeling the pulse. So a Hindi movie that uses correct medical terminology and real medical locations-I recognised the anatomy lecture hall of my medical school and cannot express the warm feeling that came over me-is bound to stand out. That this movie also has its audiences splitting their sides makes it unique.
The plot is simple: an underworld don and hoodlum pretends that he is a doctor running a charitable clinic in the city to please his parents who live in a village. When the truth gets out, his parents are shattered. The only way that he can atone for his sins is by becoming a doctor. To do this, he needs to