Sardar of satire, Jaspal Bhatti, was cremated in
Chandigarh on Thursday evening. Jaspal Bhatti died in a road
accident near Punjab's Nakodar town.
Jaspal Bhatti's pyre was lit by his son Jasraj, who was also
critically injured in the accident but was discharged from hospital
in the afternoon after a special request. Hundreds of mourners from
different fields attended the cremation of Jaspal Bhatti. Jaspal
Bhatti's Honda Accord car had rammed into a tree along the highway
while he was on his way to Jalandhar for the promotion of his
latest film Power Cut. His son was driving the car.
Police said that the accident happened around 3 am. Jaspal
Bhatti, 57, was taken to a hospital in Jalandhar after the accident
where doctors declared him dead. He suffered severe head injuries
in the accident. Jaspal Bhatti was the director and producer of
Power Cut which was to be released on Friday. The film was
to launch his son Jasraj.
Jaspal Bhatti is survived by wife Savita Bhatti, son Jasraj and