Today in Wait, What? — Woman watches Baahubali 2 while undergoing brain surgery

43-year-old Vinaya Kumari watched Baahubali 2 in the ICU while undergoing a brain surgery at a government hospital in Guntur. No bid deal.

FP Staff October 05, 2017 17:19:53 IST
Today in Wait, What? — Woman watches Baahubali 2 while undergoing brain surgery

There are cinephiles, and then there's 43-year-old Vinaya Kumari, who casually watched Baahubali 2 as a group of surgeons performed a brain surgery on her.

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In the six months that have gone by after the film hit Indian screens, it is being called one of the greatest works of art to have been produced in the country. From the director to the actors — everyone associated with the film has had their fare share of limelight. However, Kumari's dedication to the film possibly transcends all acclaim that the film has won so far, both nationally and internationally.

A nurse by profession, Kumari was diagnosed with a tumour in her left sensory cortex, as per a report in Times of India. As per the doctors's instructions, the surgery requires to be conducted while the patient is awake, which explains why Kumar was conscious.

Conscious enough to watch SS Rajamouli's magnum opus and hum the 'Dandalayya' song.

After recovering, when Kumari finally stepped out of the ICU to greet other mortals, she casually mentioned the incident and said, "The surgery lasted for about an hour and half, but I hoped it would go on a bit longer, so that I could see the entire film," reported Deccan Chronicle.

So, the next time someone harps on about being a Baahubali fan, mention 'Vinaya Kumari' and just walk away.

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