Vishakhapatnam: With the reputation of being one of the top-rated reality shows in India, Bigg Boss’ craze is always high. This story of a man from Andhra Pradesh will only prove it.
According to a report by India Today, a 33-year-old man from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh watched the reality television show Bigg Boss and the 2009 sci-fi movie Avatar as doctors performed critical brain surgery on him.
Neurosurgeons had performed a rare and critical brain surgery at Brinda Neuro Centre, Guntur, to remove a recurrent glioma in the left premotor area. The patient, Vara Prasad had to be kept awake during the surgery.
While doctors operated on him, Prasad stayed awake and enjoyed watching his favorite show Bigg Boss and the Hollywood movie, report said.
The patient was discharged from the hospital on Saturday after recovery.
Avatar, directed by James Cameron, had been the highest grosser for around a decade till Avengers: Endgame released. The movie was nominated for nine Oscars and also won several. A sequel, Avatar 2, is expected to release in December 2022.
Bigg Boss, the reality show is currently airing its 14th season now. The Colors show, hosted by actor Salman Khan, returned to screens in October after recording the highest TRP ratings of the show’s history in its 13th season when Sidharth Shukla was declared the winner.
As this season of Bigg Boss is shot during coronavirus pandemic, extra precautions have been taken to ensure the safety of contestants. For instance, contestants had been kept in mandatory quarantine before they entered the house. The house itself is regularly sanitised and fumigated.