Doctors play a huge part in our lives. From surgeons to front-line workers amidst the pandemic, medical professionals deserve our utmost gratitude and more. July 1, National Doctors Day, is a day reserved to offer thanks to doctors all over the country who are offering their invaluable services. Over the years, Bollywood has given us several portrayals of doctors in films. Many actors have essayed doctors on-screen. From Amitabh Bachchan in the 1971 film Anand to Kareena Kapoor Khan’s charming Pia who stole the scene in 3 Idiots, stars have played some interesting doctors. The list extends to Shahid Kapoor’s Kabir Singh and Sonali Bender’s Dr.Priya in Kal Ho Na Ho.
To shine the much-needed spotlight on medical professionals on National Doctors Day, we’re looking at some of the most iconic movie doctors. Here are some of the best on-screen doctors in Bollywood films: