When art begins to imitate life, legends are born. At recent, the Indian television industry has seen a shift from the typical house wife – businessman setting and has moved on to talk about career oriented couples. Over the past decade we have seen an emergence of police officers, military officials, lawyers and doctors. On the occiasion of Doctor’s Day in India (July 1st) and the first day that thousands of medical interns begin their career in America, Urban Asian presents you with the most ideal doctors of Indian Telvision!
Dr. Juhi of Sanjivani – A Medical Boon etched her name in the hearts of fans everywhere. As one of the first female leads to be a part of a main stream medical show in India, Gurdeep Kohli is still remembered today as Dr. Juhi.
In comparison to Juhi, Nidhi is a modern woman who is juggling through the struggles of being an intern and falling in love with her boss. As a doctor, she not only is successful in breaking the trends of traditional practice but also does the unthinkable when she marries her boss who is 10 years her senior!
An HIV positive doctor who is out to save the world, Dr. Omi left a mark on His audiences which can never be removed. Likewise, Sanjit Bedi who played Dr. Omi on the show recently passed but as they say, he is one of those who will be gone but never forgotten!
We all need a bit of spunk in our lives! It’s no wonder that doctors like Sid are crucial to apatite the care. This unconventional doctor had a way of treating patients you never saw coming. Karan Wahi as the adorable Sid is one doctor which you can call the cure all medicine.
What overpowers desires in this world is discipline. Without discipline, the desires of your heart will remain unfulfilled or at least that is what Dr. Shashank thinks.
While his father worst his life to a grave disease, Atul sought life in little things. His best friends were is plants Trinzi and Rosie, with whom he can share his inner most feelings. Audience till today recall Pankit Thakker’s brilliant portrayal of this love struck Romeo who was out to treat his patients with a touch of kindness.
Strong, assertive and unchanging – that is the Dr. Ashutosh the world knew until Nidhi came along. The transformation which he underwent directly affected his ability to conduct patient care. Just goes to show that even doctors need a bit of love!
Dr. Nachiket may be a tyrant in the operating room but there is one person who can make him weak in the knees, his wife Ragini. As we follow his life, we learn that not every successful man has a perfect life But that does not stop them from doing their job.
Some may argue that she is only a dentist its but in the words of Ishita the great, even dentists are doctors! Ishita shows us how a doctor can manage her home as well as the clinic creating an equal balance of career and commitment. And let’s not forget, she’s every child’s favorite dentist. Ruhi loved her so much that she brought her home as her mother!
The latest addition to the league of doctors is Life OK’s Roshni who believes that a patient’s life is far more important than a rule book. She goes above and beyond to provide care for her patients and their families. Now that’s what you call a doctor.
While we salute these actors who play doctors on screen, let’s not forget the real heroes who work long hours to provide care for our loved ones. Take time out today to thank a doctor who has made a difference in your life!