Name: Peddaputha Akbar Basha
Birth Place: Rayachoty, Andhra Pradesh, India
Academic Qualification: MBBS from Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India (Admission batch: 2020)
Languages you speak or write: English and Telugu
What do you do?
I am currently pursuing MBBS from Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India.
What’s the best part of your profession? What made you choose this profession?
The best part of my profession is treating people and saving lives. In this world, doctors are often revered and respected, considered second only to a higher power. Through our work, we have the opportunity to interact with many individuals during their treatment, which helps us develop excellent communication skills and become better human beings by actively listening to their words.
Do you like reading? What was the last thing you read?
Yes, I enjoy reading books. Recently, I read "The Barefoot Surgeon" and "The Doctor."
What is your favorite dish?
My favorite dish is Bagala bath.
How would your friends describe you?
My friends would describe me as a hardworking and anxious person with a good heart.
Who would you like to travel with?
I would like to travel with my family and friends.
What is your least favorite subject?
My least favorite subject is General Knowledge.
Your favorite subjects?
My favorite subjects are Physics and Microbiology.
What’s something you wish to change about the world?
Something I wish to change about the world is the education system and the loss of traditional culture and values in the younger generations.
If your journey was/were a movie, what would it be called?
If my journey were a movie, it would be called "Naa Katha" (My Story).
What are you passionate about?
I am passionate about traveling, cars, and bikes.
What do you love to do in your leisure time?
In my leisure time, I love listening to songs and having conversations with my parents.
One of my best and most memorable moments was the day my parents became emotional upon my selection for MBBS.
What do you hate the most?
I dislike attitudes and being ignored.
If given a choice, what alternate career would you have opted for?
If given a choice, I would have opted to be a businessperson.
What is your dream travel destination?
My dream travel destinations are Bali and the Maldives.
Where would you like to work in the future?
I would like to work in India in the future.
Finally, a quote you relate to.
A quote I relate to is "If you want something, you need to sacrifice something."
What else would you like to tell about yourself?
Struggles and sacrifices are the fundamental building blocks of my story. I am blessed with supportive parents and friends who have always been there to back my ideas and profession. I have a passion for innovating and simplifying things that people find challenging. Ultimately, I consider myself a perpetual student of medicine and a dedicated servant of society.
(MedSight/Peddaputha Akbar Basha /PB)