A doctor in Karnataka faced termination from his position after participating in a pre-wedding photoshoot with his fiancée in the confines of an operating theatre at a government hospital. Identified as Dr Abhishek, a contract physician, he drew attention when a video capturing the incident in Bharamasagara, Chitradurga district, surfaced online, prompting the state government to take action.
In the footage, Dr. Abhishek is seen mimicking a surgical procedure on a patient while his partner assists him. The couple, surrounded by medical equipment and a professional lighting setup, engaged in what appeared to be a mock surgery, eliciting laughter from the camera crew and technicians present. The theme of the photoshoot revolved around medical procedures, with the video culminating in the 'patient' sitting up post-operation and laughing.
A doctor's pre-wedding photoshoot in a govt hospital's operation theatre in #Bharamasagar of #Chitradurga. Dr. Abhishek, a contract physician, performed a 'surgery' with his fiancee.— Hate Detector 🔍 (@HateDetectors) February 9, 2024
DHO says it was unused OT & issues notice to the administrator.#Karnataka #PreWeddingShoot pic.twitter.com/Eve0g3K9p1
Doctor Fired in Karnataka for Pre-wedding Shoot in Operation Theatre Following Video's Social Media Uproar
The video's viral spread on social media led to widespread condemnation, prompting Karnataka's Health Minister, Dinesh Gundu Rao, to issue a notice for Dr Abhishek's dismissal. Minister Rao emphasised that government hospitals are intended for public health care and not personal endeavours, stating, "I cannot tolerate such indiscipline from doctors."
He further directed all hospital staff to remain vigilant to prevent similar incidents in the future, emphasising the government's commitment to providing quality healthcare services to the public. However, this incident is not an isolated one in the realm of pre-wedding photoshoots.
In a separate peculiar case, a couple staged an Undertaker-inspired photoshoot, defying gravity and convention with daring poses that captivated onlookers. These instances highlight the evolving nature of pre-wedding shoots, which are increasingly becoming adventurous spectacles, pushing boundaries and challenging societal norms.
As couples continue to seek unique ways to commemorate their impending nuptials, the realm of pre-wedding photography is witnessing a surge in creativity, transforming the journey to the altar into an extraordinary and unforgettable experience.