Ulta Pulta is a famous satirical comedy show which used to air on DD National. It is the brainchild of JaspalBhatti, who is a renowned humorist as well as a satire specialist. He helmed numerous shows through the years, all of which are satirical in nature.
The shows have touched many topics, all of which establish a connection with the Indian common man. Ulta Pulta consisted of a multitude of jokes, parodies, skits, all of which revolved around the plight we face every day. The topics touched anything and everything under the sun, there was always something for every person. Similar to his other creations, Ulta Pulta featured one single team, all of whom played different roles throughout the various scenes.
The show included most of his regular team members like SavitaBhatti, B.N. Sharma, BrijeshAhuja, Vivek Shauq, and more. The show came in the format of short fillers which tickled every viewer’s funny bone and left them gasping for more. Jaspal Bhatti is a TV personality who gets fondly remembered for his unique sense of humor and wit. His satirical take on the numerous issues which get tackled by the Indian common man is much talked about even today. His most hit series up to this day remains the Flop Show.
He got christened the “King of Comedy” by his peers on multiple occasions. His other renowned works count gems like Full Tension and Nonsense Private Limited. All these shows had aired on the Doordarshan network, which is India’s national TV network. He also featured prominently in some films throughout his career. His work earned him the prestigious Padma Bhushan, awarded to him posthumously, which is amongst the highest awards which a civilian can receive in India. Jaspal Bhatti had the knack of approaching humor the way nobody else could even dream. His takes on the plights of the Indian middle-class man’s everyday problems was magical. He even directed a full-length feature film in the Punjabi language in the year 1999. The movie marked his debut as a director upon the silver screen.
The film got titled Mahaul Theek Hai and played out as a satire on the police force of Punjab. The viewers enjoyed and gave good reviews for its honest humor. JaspalBhatti also got featured in the movie Fanaa, where he played the role of Jolly Good Singh, a guard. He has also acted in the film Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe, where he fulfilled the character of a humorous college principal. Also, he has performed in the Punjabi comedy film titled Jijaji. He has also acted along with the veteran Kader Khan in Aa Ab Laut Chalen, a Hindi cinema which had released in the year 1999.