Jaspal Bhatti passes away; condolences pour in on Twitter
Mumbai: News of Jaspal Bhatti’s death came as a jolt to millions, especially the entertainment industry, Thursday morning. The popular comedian met with a fatal road accident in the early hours of Thursday at around 3 am, when Bhatti’s car while he was on his way to Jalandhar from Bhatinda hit a roadside tree.
Bhatti, 57, made his mark on TV with hit shows like ‘Flop Show’ and ‘Ulta Pulta’. The actor-cum-comedian tickled the funny bone of the audience with his gifted knack to push the government to the wall with his amazing satires. Jaspal Bhatti won wide applause for selecting socially relevant issues and presenting them with a pinch of salt laced with utter humour.
The entertainment fraternity took to Twitter in veneration following the death of the legend. Here are some tweets:
Riteish Deshmukh: RIP Jaspal Bhatti- Super Hit man from d FLOP SHOW- worked with him in my debut film Tujhe Meri Kasam-humble kind, happy, funny and helpful. one of the first ppl to entertain audience with his political satires. Condolences to the family- a big n untimely loss.
Suresh Menon: Romance passed away earlier this week now laughter dies too ......surely the world is coming to an end. RIP jaspal Bhatti.
Neha Dhupia: Thank you for all the laughs sir ... RIP Jaspal Bhatti Ji .
Javed Jaaferi: RIP Jaspal Bhatti..The poker faced humour..the Satire..you will definitely be missed Jaspalji.
Arshad Warsi: In a very tragic accident we have lost yet another good soul.. RIP Mr Jaspal Bhatti.