The Doctor Treating Patients With Charlie Chaplin Movies

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In India, Charlie Chaplin continues to be popular—so popular, in fact, that there’s a whole fan club dedicated to celebrating and impersonating the famous comic actor.

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The Charlie Circle Foundation is the brainchild of Ashok Sukhumal Aswani, a doctor practicing ayurvedic medicine in the town of Adipur.

His love for Chaplin began after first watching “The Gold Rush”—40 years and over 200 viewings later, he’s still laughing.

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Ashok is such a devotee of Chaplin’s work that he even prescribes his DVDs to patients as a way to raise their spirits. Sometimes, laughter truly is the best medicine.

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