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'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti

October 25, 2012, 1:10 pm
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Jaspal Bhatti, who passed away after a road accident on October 25, 2012, was the original king of satire.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • An electrical engineer by profession, Jaspal Bhatti was perhaps the most famous Sikh comedian.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • It was during his days at Chandigarh's prestigious Punjab Engineering College that he launched his Nonsense Club in the early 1980s to poke fun at social evils and issues.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Though he joined the Punjab government as an engineer, Bhatti's heart and soul lay in comedy and satire.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Starting as a cartoonist with English daily The Tribune in the late 1980s, Bhatti later came up with the popular 'Ulta-Pulta' on national channel Doordarshan.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Within no time, Bhatti's satire on social issues became a national hit. He followed it up with another hit TV show, 'Flop Show'.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Jaspal Bhatti was married to Savita Bhatti, who acted with him in TV shows and Punjabi films.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Though he was Chandigarh based, he was a frequent traveller to Mumbai and Delhi for films, TV appearances and shows.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Jaspal Bhatti was known for his hit TV series 'Flop Show' all his life.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Jaspal Bhatti had set up his MAD Arts and film school at Mohali, near Chandigarh, three years ago.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Jaspal Bhatti acted in many Bollywood and Punjabi films as well.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • He produced and directed the popular Punjabi film 'Mahaul Theek Hai', a satire on the Punjab police, administration and society, in 1999.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • He acted in Bollywood films like 'Jaanam Samjha Karo', 'Aa Ab Laut Chalen', 'Fanaa', 'Mausam' and others.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Jaspal Bhatti with Shammi Kapoor in a still from the movie 'Jaanam Samjha Karo'.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • He was also seen with Aishwarya Rai and Akshaye Khanna in 'Aa Ab Laut Chalen'.
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Jaspal Bhatti rides a horse in a comic protest against an increase in petroleum prices in Chandigarh on September 30, 2000. Bhatti advocated the use of horses for office commuters as a safe bet against a rise in the price of petrol.
    Reuters
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Jaspal Bhatti (R), adjusts a necklace of vegetables on his wife in Chandigarh on June 26, 2006. Bhatti made the jewellery out of vegetables to highlight the skyrocketing prices of vegetables.
    Reuters
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • Today Bhatti was to end his over 40-day promotional tour of his latest film 'Power Cut' in Punjab's cultural capital Jalandhar. The film, which sees the launch of his son Jasraj, will be released on Friday.
    Reuters
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • His spoofs, satire and comedy kept us entertained for years. Jaspal Bhatti, you will be missed always.
    Reuters
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti
  • 'Flop Show' to 'Power Cut': The best of Jaspal Bhatti