Jaspal Bhatti

  • LS Polls: Jaspal Bhatti's widow is AAP's Chandigarh choice March 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: Late comedian-actor Jaspal Bhatti's widow Savita is the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAPs) choice for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat. The party announced her name in New Delhi on Saturday. Savita, a mass communications post-graduate has also acted in films and television. She is the first candidate to be announced...
  • After Jaspal Bhatti, wife keeps the 'Nonsense Club' running June 5, 2013

    Chandigarh: He was comedy's famous Sardar and highlighted all that was nonsensical in society in his trademark style. For nearly three decades, comedian-actor-director Jaspal Bhatti entertained - and touched - the masses with his 'Nonsense Club' by highlighting social evils. After his tragic death in a car accident last October,...
  • Bollywood actor Sridevi bags the Padma award January 26, 2013

    Apart from our own Ramanaidu, three Hindi film biggies have won the Padma awards. The list includes veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, yesteryear's romantic icon late Rajesh Khanna and comedy king late Jaspal Bhatti. While evergreen actress Sridevi, filmmaker Ramesh Sippy and actor Nana Patekar are among the 108 personalities to...
  • 19 people we will miss January 5, 2013

    1. Gore Vidal, 86 An American author, playwright, essayist and an occasional actor, who also aspired to be the President. Few litterateurs have made their presence felt in public life as Vidal. He was witty and acerbic and his penchant for sharp, incisive statements put him at loggerheads with his contemporaries...
  • 2012: Entertainers who said goodbye this year December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: A maverick filmmaker like Yash Chopra, a superstar like Rajesh Khanna, character artists like Achala Sachdev and AK Hangal, famous cinematographer Ashok Mehta and widely followed movie critic Nikhat Kazmi, it was almost as if god was planning his own movie in heaven this year. IANS takes a look...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on Kingfisher Airlines October 29, 2012

    Also on the show: The Week That Wasn't pays tribute to actor-satirist Jaspal Bhatti. ...
  • Snapshot: Jaspal Bhatti's car that met with the accident October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Noted comedian Jaspal Bhatti died in a road accident near Jalandhar on October 25. He was going to Nakodar from Bhatinda to promote his forthcoming film 'Power Cut'. The accident happened near the Shahkot area of Jalandhar. Bhatti's car rammed into a roadside tree. Here is a photograph...
  • Jaspal Bhatti cremated, hundreds mourn October 26, 2012

    Chandigarh: The mortal remains of famous comedian, actor and satirist Jaspal Bhatti were consigned to flames at a cremation ground here Thursday evening. Bhatti died in a road accident near Punjab's Nakodar town, 170 km from here, in the morning. Bhatti's pyre was lit by his son Jasraj, who was...
  • Jaspal Bhatti: The legacy of the actor and satirist October 25, 2012

    Popular satirist and filmmaker Jaspal Bhatti, the man behind hit comedy shows like 'Ulta Pulta' and 'Flop Show', died in a road accident in the wee hours today after his car rammed into a tree. Bhatti's son Jasraj, who was driving the car and actress Surilie Gautam, the heroine of his...
  • Jaspal Bhatti had suffered serious head injuries October 25, 2012

    Chandigarh: Popular satirist and filmmaker Jaspal Bhatti, the man behind hit comedy shows like 'Ulta Pulta' and 'Flop Show', died in a road accident in the wee hours today after his car rammed into a tree. Bhatti's son Jasraj, who was driving the car and actress Surilie Gautam, the heroine...
  • Watch: Episodes of Jaspal Bhatti's 'Flop Show' October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Noted comedian and filmmaker Jaspal Singh Bhatti was known for his political satires. He propagated his ideas through several TV serials, capsules and films. 'Flop Show' was his most popular TV show that made him a household name. The show was path-breaking in many ways. However, only ten...
  • Jaspal Bhatti's funniest political tweets October 25, 2012

    Famous comedian Jaspal Bhatti died in a road accident near Jalandhar on Thursday. Bhatti was going to Nakodar from Bhatinda for the promotion of his upcoming film 'Power Cut'. The accident happened on Shahkot area of Jalandhar. Bhatti's car rammed into a roadside tree. Bhatti's son and actress Surilie Gautam...
  • Jaspal Bhatti: Satirist, beloved common man October 25, 2012

    Fate has clearly misdirected this episode of the 'Flop Show'. Jaspal Bhatti, the man who called it a wrap on every episode of his hugely popular comedy shows with gems such as 'Underground Singers', 'Camera Jerks' and 'Jarring Music', was killed in a car crash near Jalandhar while on a...
  • Famous comedian Jaspal Bhatti dies in a road accident October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Famous comedian Jaspal Bhatti has died in a road accident near Jalandhar. Bhatti was going to Nakodar from Bhatinda for the promotion of his upcoming film 'Power Cut'. The accident happened on Shahkot area of Jalandhar. Bhatti's car rammed into a roadside tree. Bhatti's son and actress Surilie...
  • Jaspal Bhatti wants EC to allow mud-slinging January 5, 2012

    Chandigarh: He may be the brand icon of the Election Commission (EC) for the Jan 30 assembly elections in Punjab but that has not deterred satirist-comedian Jaspal Bhatti from urging the commission, in a lighter vein, to allow leaders and candidates to indulge in "mudslinging and even character assassination to...
  • Bhatti's Recession Party announces its PM candidate April 10, 2009

    Mumbai: India's comedy brigade led by Jaspal Bhatti, Ehsaan Qureshi and Johnny Lever has decided to contest in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. "In this age of financial meltdown where people are losing jobs, being a Member of Parliament is the safest bet... and if all the politicians can be good...
  • Jaspal Bhatti has a party, makes elections fun April 9, 2009

    Mumbai: Humourist Jaspal Bhatti's newly formed Recession Party plans to field comedians from all six Lok Sabha constituencies in Mumbai. He has already launched the party in Chandigarh and will formally announce his plans for the commercial capital in Mumbai on Thursday. "We will put up candidates in all six Mumbai Lok...
  • Jaspal Bhatti to contest polls, wants to be PM March 16, 2009

    Chandigarh: Sounding his election bugle with a colourful brass band in tow, comedian-actor Jaspal Bhatti on Monday announced that he would contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections with his newly-formed Recession Party and would only aim to become the prime minister. Announcing his candidature for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, Bhatti...
  • Satirist Jaspal Bhatti takes a dig at fuel price hike June 6, 2008

    New Delhi: The fuel price hike has triggered a political backlash and now members of satirist Jaspal Bhatti's 'Nonsense Club' too are out on the streets. The club has launched mobile ovens, apparently to make roti for the common man. The members accompany the ovens on horseback to drive home...
  • IPL has competition, from Jaspal Bhatti February 23, 2008

    Chandigarh: India's king of caricature Jaspal Bhatti and his Nonsense Club on Saturday organised a sports "mandi" (marketplace) here to sell players like cattle. The sports mandi at the city's main commercial hub in Sector 17 mocked the recent Indian Premier League (IPL) auction of cricket players. Bhatti put players from sports...
  • Satyajit Ray takes Bhatti to BBC February 4, 2007

    New Delhi: First on the television, then in films and now on the radio—well-known satirist and actor Jaspal Bhatti is man who has transcended all barriers to entertain his audience. Bhatti, who captured the imagination of viewers in Flop Show, is to act in an adaptation of filmmaker Satyajit Ray's play...
  • Sharabi Dal says cheers to polls June 18, 2007

    Amritsar: From collecting funds through weighing themselves in coins to dropping surnames that indicate caste, politicians in Punjab seem to be having great ideas when it comes to electioneering. So in times of such creative campaigning, what can a leader from a ‘drunkards’ party’ say? “Nowadays nobody in their right minds...
  • Diwali is a festival of bribes: Bhatti October 20, 2006

    Chandigarh: Comedian Jaspal Bhatti has come out with a new joke on Diwali. He set up a 'Bribery Gift Shop' in the city on Friday and even demanded that the festival of lights be declared the national festival of bribes. "This is the best day in the year when bribe-seeking ministers,...