“Aur kitna soyega?”
“Saari duniya jaagi huyi hai aur yeh nalayak soya hua hai!”
“Beta, earthquake bhi aa jaye na toh bhi aap sote rehna!”
If you’re somebody who has grown up hearing taunts from your parents about how much you sleep, let me give you a virtual high-five! If only we could tell them that there is somebody who actually fits their description of “sleepy-head”, perhaps they would stop complaining.
Meet Bhambal Sil, a 35-year-old man living in a village in Manikganj, Bangladesh, who can sleep for days on end. In a video uploaded by Jamuna TV, it was reported that he can sleep for 7 days at a stretch, without eating food. Sometimes, he sleeps when he’s in the toilet too!
As a kid, Bhambal never showed such unusual behavior. However, after the age of 15, his sleeping pattern changed drastically and it has been like this since the past 20 years.
Not just his sleep, Bhambal’s eating and bathing patterns are bizarre too! He can eat food which is meant for 3-4 people and bathe for hours! His family has trouble arranging a large amount of food for him.
Doctors have said that this is indeed a complex illness and can be cured with the right medical assistance.
Here’s a look at the video:
Several people online couldn’t wait for their parents to see the video! While many showed genuine concern for the man’s well being, others responded to the story with jokes!
While this man’s story seems like Rip Van Winkle, we hope he gets the help he needs!