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Remembering Indian Comedian Jaspal Bhatti


Indian comedian Jaspal Bhatti died in a road accident Thursday. (Photo:

Jaspal Bhatti, one of the most popular comedians on Indian television has died in a car accident. He was 57.

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He was known for his 1980s TV series "Flop Show," which was a satirical look at the problems faced by middle-class families in India.

Thursday, Bhatti is being remembered by Bollywood film stars and Indian politicians.

The issues Jaspal Bhatti put into his comedic routines were unique for the time and they touched a chord to everyone who watched.