Jaspal Bhatti was one of the finest actors, director, producer, and television personality. He is famous for his satires on the difficulties related to the ordinary man in India. He is recognized for his shows on Doordarshan including Flop Show, Full Tension, and mini capsules UltaPulta.
Jaspal Bhatti was born on 3 March 1955 in a Rajput Sikh family. Bhatti married Savita Bhatti. He has two children, a son, Jasraj Bhatti, and a daughter, Raabiya Bhatti. He was graduated from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh in North India, as an electrical engineer.
|Full Name||Jaspal Singh Bhatti|
|Nick Name||King of Comedy, King of Satire|
|Profession||Actor & Comedian|
|Date of Birth||3 March 1955|
|Hometown||Amritsar, Punjab, India|
|College/University||Punjab Engineering College|
|Education Qualification||Graduated (Electrical engineer)|
|Date of Death||25 October 2012|
|Place of Death||Nakodar, jalandhar, Punjab|
|Death Cause||Road Accident|
|Height (approx)||in centimetres- 17 cm|
in meter- 1.7 m
in feet & inches- 5’”
Family, Parents, Siblings
|Wife/ Spouse||Savita Bhatti (Actor)|
|Marriage Date||24 March 1985|
|Parents||Father– Sardar Narinder Bhatti|
Mother- Manjit Kaur
|Children||Son- Jasraj Bhatti (Film Maker)|
Daughter- Rabiya Bhatti (Blogger)
Jaspal Bhatti was famous for his street plays like his My Nonsense Club. Most of these plays were spoof shaming the corruption in society. Before appearing on television, he was a cartoonist for the Tribune newspaper in Chandigarh. His big break on the TV appeared when he worked in and directed the enormously popular TV series like “UltaPulta” and “Flop Show” for the Doordarshan television network. What fascinated the audience to his shows was his gift of inducing humor to bring out the everyday problems of the middle class in India.
Jaspal Bhatti was one of the most popular collective satirists in India. After he became a traditional comedian, he performed many popular parts with prominent Bollywood actors, such as Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and many more. Some prominent Bollywood films in which Bhatti had worked are Mausam, Fanaa, KuchNaaKaho, HamaraDilAapkePaas Hai, Kartoos, Aa Ab LautChalen, and JaanamSamjhaKaro.
He was typically remembered as “King of Comedy” and also “King of Satire”.Bhatti was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award, at the first Golden Kela Awards. It gained a certificate of excellence at the IDPA-2008 Awards in Mumbai. In 2013, he was honored with the Padma Bhushan which is India’s third-highest civilian award.
Jaspal Bhatti expired in a car accident near Shahkot in Jalandhar district on 25 October 2012. He died one day before the release of his film Power Cut starring his son.In his memory, his wife Savita Bhatti organized the ‘Jaspal Bhatti Humor Festival’. This festival is celebrated each year on his birth anniversary in Chandigarh.
Jaspal Bhatti was Punjab’s best-known comedian and satirist. He had regaled his ever-growing legion of friends, admirers, and fans with his rib-tickling humor and always touched a chord by focusing on troubling social problems via his inimitable street-side spoofs. Jaspal Bhatti will be always remembered for his simple humor style, which not only made us giggle but also exposed both corruptions in our everyday life and the people who flourish on it, disclosing the brutal facts of our society