Jaspal Singh Bhatti was an Indian television personality known for his satirical take on the problems of the common man.
17 Facts About Jaspal Bhatti
Jaspal Bhatti is most well known for his television series Flop Show, Full Tension and mini capsules Ulta Pulta which ran on Doordarshan, India's national television network, in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Jaspal Bhatti was commonly known as "King of Comedy" and "King of Satire".
Jaspal Bhatti carried out various anti corruption crusades in Chandigarh.
Jaspal Bhatti graduated from Punjab Engineering College in Chandigarh as an electrical engineer.
Jaspal Bhatti subsequently acted and directed the popular TV series Ulta Pulta and Nonsense Private Limited for the Doordarshan television network.
Jaspal Bhatti played the role of Jolly Good Singh, a guard, in the movie Fanaa.
Jaspal Bhatti played a comical college principal in Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe.
Jaspal Bhatti acted in Hindi Movie Aa Ab Laut Chalen with Kadar Khan in 1999.
Jaspal Bhatti appeared in SAB TV's Comedy ka King Kaun as a judge with actress Divya Dutta.
Jaspal Bhatti launched a new 52-episode comedy series titled Thank You Jijaji on Sony's family entertainment channel, SAB TV.
At a 2009 carnival at Chandigarh, Jaspal Bhatti put up a stall displaying vegetables, daal and oils.
Jaspal Bhatti was granted the Lifetime Achievement Award, at the first Golden Kela Awards.
Jaspal Bhatti was awarded Padma Bhushan by the Government of India, posthumously on Republic Day 2013 for his contribution to Arts.
Jaspal Bhatti was known for floating his political parties during elections to highlight the problems faced by the general public.
Jaspal Bhatti died in a car accident near Shahkot in Jalandhar district on 25 October 2012, aged 57.
Jaspal Bhatti died just one day before the release of his film Power Cut starring his son Jasraj.