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Comedy's famous sardar, Jaspal Bhatti gets Padma Bhushan

Comedy's famous sardar, Jaspal Bhatti gets Padma Bhushan
New Delhi, Jan 25: Jaspal Bhatti, the genial sardar who not just brought on a smile but also provoked introspection with his biting wit and satire, has been posthumously named Padma Bhushan honour on the eve of 64th Republic Day.

An electrical engineer by profession, Bhatti, said to be the most popular Sikh comedian, carved a niche for himself with "Ulta-Pulta", which was regularly telecast on Doordarshan. It was followed by "Flop Show", a satire on social issues, which became a huge hit on the small screen.

In 1999, Bhatti produced and directed the popular Punjabi film "Mahaul Theek Hai", a satire on the Punjab Police, administration.
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Jaspal Bhatti dies in road mishap : Trade News

Actor and political satirist Jaspal Bhatti, who had Indian idiot box viewers in splits during the 1990s with his shows like ‘Flop Show’ and ‘Ulta Pulta’, died on Thursday in a road accident. He was 57.The mishap occurred when Bhatti was on way to Jalandhar from Bhatinda along with son Jasraj and actress Suril Gautam for promotion of his new film Power Cut. His car hit a tree and a trawler and he succumbed to his injuries in the hospital where he was rushed. His son and the actress were also wounded in the accident but they survived. Read More...
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Jaspal Bhatti dies in road mishap

Actor and political satirist Jaspal Bhatti, who had Indian idiot box viewers in splits during the 1990s with his shows like 'Flop Show' and 'Ulta Pulta', died on Thursday in a road accident. He was 57. The mishap occurred when Bhatti was on way to Jalandhar from Bhatinda along with son Jasraj and actress Suril Gautam for promotion of his new film Power Cut. His car hit a tree and a trawler and he succumbed to his injuries in the hospital where he was rushed. His son and the
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Jaspal Bhatti: Bollywood stars pay tribute to comedian

Jaspal Bhatti: Bollywood stars pay tribute to comedian
Bollywood stars have been paying their tributes to comedian Jaspal Bhatti, who passed away today (October 25). The comedian, aged 57, died following a road accident near Jalandhar this morning. Writing on Twitter, Anupam Kher said: "Just landed in Mumbai and came to know about my friend Jaspal Bhatti's tragic death. Why is god taking away all the nicest people? So sad. I used to tell Jaspal Bhatti that he does fantastic comedy so seriously. He was also a great supporter of anti-corruption campaign. Rip." Akshay Kumar tweeted: "Saddened to know about the death of the great comedian, Jaspal Bhatti. I have fond memories of his super hit show, Flop Show, providing the much needed humour in our lives. May his soul rest in peace." Madhur Bhandarkar said: "To make people laugh is an art and Jaspal Bhatti (more)
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Jaspal Bhatti dies in road accident

Jaspal Bhatti dies in road accident
Jaspal Bhatti was undoubtedly one of the most famous and talented comedy actors in the country. And this morning, this great comedian met with a road accident in Punjab's Nakodar town (40 km from Jalandhar), and made his way to the heavens.

News reports have it that his car crashed into a tree along the highway while he was on his way to Jalandhar for promoting his upcoming film Power Cut, which he had produced and directed and was due for release this Friday. The film was to launch Jasraj, his son. Post the accident; he was rushed to a hospital in Jalandhar where doctors declared him dead. Among the injured were his son and the film's heroine Surili Gautam.

Jaspal Bhatti, who made TV shows like Ulta-Pulta, Flop Show, and a film called Mahaul Theek Hai, will be cremated later this evening.

Bollywood Hungama prays that the departed soul to rest in eternal peace.
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Comedian Jaspal Bhatti Dead

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The year 2012 is going from bad to worse for the industry. In a tragic accident, comedian Jaspal Bhatti, 57, has passed away in his home state Punjab. He was travelling from Bhatinda to Nakodar and died in a road accident near Shahkot on Thurday morning.

Jaspal Bhatti was well known for his comedy television series ‘Flop Show’ and ‘Ulta Pulta’ on Doordarshan.Read More
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Comedian Vivek Shauq passes away in Mumbai

Theatre actor and comedian Vivek Shauq died of a cardiac arrest early Monday morning in Mumbai. 47-year old Vivek Shauq was best known as comedian Jaspal Bhatti's other half for their performances in early 1990 TV shows like Ulta Pulta and Flop Show. He gradually moved on to theatre and did smaller supporting roles in over 50 films like Gadar, Aitraaz, Koi Mil Gaya, Dil Hai Tumhara, 36 Chinatown, among others.

Though no official statements have been made, according to reports, the actor slipped into coma after he developed complications post a surgery he had undergone recently.

His last rites were performed in the city on Tuesday and he is survived by his wife and 3 children.

Bollyspice offers their heartfelt condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace.
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Comic actor Vivek Shauq passes away

Comic actor Vivek Shauq passes away
Actor Vivek Shauq, known for his comic acts with comedian-actor Jaspal Bhatti and roles in Bollywood films like Gadar, has passed away following a heart attack in Delhi.The 47-year-old actor, best remembered as Sunny Deol's bum-chum in Gadar, died Monday morning.Vivek, who had also acted in many Punjabi films and Jaspal Bhatti's shows like Flop Show, leaves behind a wife and three children."His daughters are teenagers and his son is even younger. It's such a sad thing to happen to a man who always made everyone laugh," said Raj Babbar's son Arya Babbar, who had worked closely with Vivek.The Deol ...
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Bhattis are back with a bang

Jaspal Bhatti is back with same old wife of ‘Flop Show’ but a brand new Ias saala in ‘Thank you Jijaji’. It’s a comedy series based on real life jija-saala equation.

Jaspal did a thorough research on Jijas of India, he says, “I am representing all the Jijas of India. Usually Jija’s are known to create tensions, so I will be seen doing the same thing. While studying all the Jije’s of India I got to know the bizarre tantrums they make. I spoke to Jija’s from different parts of the country and I came across a guy from Bihar he said, “aapke yaha ke jije ruth jaaye toh maan.
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