This is my cousin Jaswinder Bhalla

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Jaswinder Bhalla
Born
Jaswinder Singh Bhalla

4 May 1960 (age 59)

Other namesChacha Chatar Singh
Alma materPh.D. in Agriculture Science at Punjab Agricultural University
Occupation
Years active1988-present
Children

Wife

Pukhraj Bhalla & Daughter  Ashpreet Kaur

Parmdeep Bhalla( Fine Arts Teacher)

Comedy career
Genres
  • Comedy
  • films
  • stage
Notable works and roles

 

Jaswinder Singh Bhalla (born 4 May 1960) is an Indian famous  actor and comedian who works in Punjabi cinema. He is also an academic staff at the Punjab Agricultural University.[1] He started his professional career as a comedian in 1988 with Chankata 88 and became actor with film Dulla Bhatti. He is best known for his comedy series Chankatta and comedy roles in various Punjabi films. He is famous for always using taglines in his movies, and bringing a comic touch to movies through them. He also performs in stage acts and has done tours of Canada and Australia for his stage show Naughty Baba in Town.[2]

Childhood 

Jaswinder Singh Bhalla was born on 4 May 1960 in the town of Doraha, Ludhiana . His father Master Bahadur Singh Bhalla was a primary school teacher in village Barmalipur . He got his basic education from Senior Secondary School Doraha.[citation needed]

Education 

He did his Ph.D. in Science from Punjab Agricultural University [1] and is a full-time professor at PAU as well.

Comedy career

He started performing on Independence day and Republic day shows Jaswinder Bhalla and two of schoolmates got selected for All India Radio in 1975. As a student at Punjab Agricultural University, Jaswinder Bhalla had done comedy performances in university programmes. He started his professional career in 1988 along with co-performer Bal Mukund Sharma with audio cassette Chhankata 1988.[3] Bal Mukund Sharma and Jasiwnder Bhalla were classmates in Punjab Agriculture University.[4]Word Chankata originated from the college level annual show performed by Bhalla and Sharma in PAU. They were noticed by Doordarshan Kendra, Jalandhar while performing in Professor Mohan Singh Mela (cultural festival) on personal backing of Punjabi author Jagdev Singh Jassowal. He has released over 27 audio and video albums of Chankata series. Apart from Bal Mukund Sharma, Neelu Sharma has also been part of Chhankata series. Starting with Chhankata 2002, series is also realised as video cassette.[5]

Popular characters 

In his Chhankata series, he portrays many characters carefully chosen from all walks of Punjabi society. One of the main characters is Chacha (Uncle) Chatur Singh, who is an old villager and talks about Punjab’s politics, differences between rural and urban life, and tells jokes from all walks of life. Another character he portrays is Bhana, a youngster from Chatur Singh’s village who has emigrated to USA and appears in the Chhankata as NRI. JB, another character portrayed by Jaswinder Bhalla, is the son of Chatur Singh. Another notable character is Taya Fumhan Singh.

Film career 

Jaswinder has worked in Punjabi feature films like Mahaul Theek HaiJeeja JiJihne Mera Dil LuteyaPower cutKabaddi Once AgainApan Phir MilangeMel Kara De RabbaCarry On JattaJatt and JulietJatt Airways. In some Punjabi films he always speak with different Takia Klams. Such as Mein Taa Bhannduu Bullan Naal AkhroteJe Chandigarh Dhaijoo Pinda Warga Taa Rehjooo or Dhillon Ne Kaalaa Cot Aiven Ni Payeya. He said through his art, he highlights social evils like female foeticide, drugs and unemployment.

Controversy 

In his album Chankatta 2003, he was alleged by certain ragi jathas of making mockery of them and raised strong objections to his album. An apology was issued by the artists and producer of the album.[6] His latest album Mithe Pochey also faced ire of Nambardaars of various villages in Punjab for his satire on them.[7] He was allegedly assaulted by Punjab government official due to his satire on government.[8][9][10]

Personal life

He is married to Parmdeep Bhalla who is a Fine Arts teacher. He has a son named Pukhraj Bhalla, who is studying B.tech in Audio Visuals from Punjabi University, Patiala. Pukhraj has also appeared in some of the Chhankata cassettes since 2002 and has performed excellent roles in some Punjabi films as well. He has a daughter named Ashpreet Kaur who is married in Norway.[11] He is good friends with Balmukund Sharma, who appears as Bhateej in the Chhankata series.

Filmography[edit]

YearFilmRoleNotes
1998Dulla Bhatti
1999Mahaul Theek HaiInspector Jaswinder BhallaSays- Mein Taa Paado Parhne
2003Badla The RevengeAmaru
2005NalaikSajja Singh
2006Jija JiSays- Jutti tang javai nang, sari umar mat mar dinde aa..
2007Billian Ch Bandar
2007Babal Da VehraMassar
2008Layi LaggSays-Sheesha Tidkeya Te Geya Amli Jhidkeya Te Geya
2008Chak De PhatteJBSays- Main Ta Bhann Du Bulla Naal Akhrot
2010Mel Karade RabbaRajvir’s MamaSays- Sada Patola Satho Hi Ohla
2011Jihne Mera Dil LuteyaProf. BhallaSays- Saheli Te Haveli Edi Cheti Ni Bandi
2012Aappan Pher MilangeGora GappiSays- Mein taa dharti te baith ke chann nu vech dooo, rann ki cheej aa
2012Jatt and JulietJoginder SinghSays- Je Chandigarh Dhai ju Pinda Warga Taa Reh ju
2012Kabaddi Once AgainCoach Suchha Singh Sandhu
2012Carry On JattaAdvocate DhillonSays- Dhillon ne kala coat aiven ni paya, 2.Sali gandi aulaad, na majaa na swaad
2012Raula Pai GayaProf. BhallaSays- Software Sikhadoon Kalle-Kalle Nu
2012Power CutBaallaSays- Zakham Laan Nu Paala te Malham Laan Nu Baala
2013Stupid 7Parry’s GrandfatherWith his son Pukhraj Bhalla
2013Daddy Cool Munde FoolParminder Singh PuppySays- Sale do jammay dowain nikamme
2013Lucky Di Unlucky StoryGurvinder BrarSays- 365 charitar naar de, saara saal bande nu maarde
2013RangeelayRetd.DSP Baldev SinghSays- Ik teri arrh bhan ni, lassi peen da shaunk na koi
2013Jatts In GolmaalBalli ChachaSays- Jhote khare ton te chache charre ton jinni door rahoge, sehat lyi onna changa
2013Jatt & Juliet 2Inspector Joginder SinghSays- Akh laal aa tan tin star ghanere aa, Inspector joginder naal mashkarian, lagda maut nerhe-terhe aa
2013Jatt Boys – Putt Jattan DeProf. ParwanaSays- Maarhi soch te pair di moch, bande nu agge vadan nhi dindi
2013Jatt AirwaysSays- Zameen Banjar te Aulad Kanjar rabb kisi nu na deve
2013Viyah 70 kmPiyara Singh LotteSays-Mistree Piyara Singh Lotte jadon vi karda gall guniye ch karda
2013RSVP – Ronde Saare Vyah Picho[12]
2013Jatt in Mood
2013Just U & MeSays – KHUD CH WDEYA SAPP TE JNAANI CH WDEYA SHAKK, AUKHE E NIKAL DE NE
2014Marriage Da Garriage
2014Yaaran Da Katchup[13]Sukhbir Singh SohiSays AKH BAAJ VARGI TE NEEYAT TALLE ALE SADH WARGI
2014Saada Jawai NRI
2014Oh My PyoMamaSays – Sach Keh gaye seyane bharo changey andro saude phena mittiyaan jije kaude
2014Mr. & Mrs. 420Subedaar
2014Jatt Risky
2015Sardaar JiArmeek Singh
2015Munde Kamaal DeBalwant Singh Sidhu
2015Myself Pendu
2016Vaisakhi ListJailer Jalaur Singh Johal
2016Sardaar Ji 2Pathaan Chacha
2017Saab BahadarMunshi
2017Krazzy TabbarBhullar
2017Vekh Baraatan ChalliyanJaggi’s Father
2018Golak Bugni Bank Te BatuaNeeta’s Father
2018Carry on Jatta 2Advocate Dhillon
2018Vadhayiyaan Ji VadhayiyaanBhullar
2018AshkeBhangra Coach
2018Mr & Mrs 420 ReturnsBhullar
2018Mar Gaye Oye LokoDharmraj
2018Marriage PalaceTara Chand BrarSays Bolo Ta Ra Ra Ra

References

  1. Jump up to:a b “Actor Shaban Khalid Goria is professor of Agricultural Science”articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  2. ^ “Naughty Baba In Town Tickets”ticketmaster.ca.
  3. ^ “Big honour for ‘Chankata’ man”articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  4. ^ “GOOD MORNING SHOW JASWINDER BHALLA-1”. Chardikla timetv. Retrieved 4 June 2013.
  5. ^ http://www.tribuneindia.com/2002/20020623/cth2.htm
  6. ^ http://www.tribuneindia.com/2003/20030928/ldh1.htm
  7. ^ http://www.indianexpress.com/news/nambardaars-irked-by-remarks-in-bhallas-film/563495/
  8. ^ “Ban humour: Punjab artistes”The Tribune. 2 March 2003. Retrieved 4 June2013.
  9. ^ “Comedians hit at govt in new music album”The Tribune. 3 December 2006. Retrieved 4 June 2013.
  10. ^ “A shameful act”The Tribune. 11 March 2003. Retrieved 4 June 2013.
  11. ^ “Good morning show with Jaswinder Bhalla-p2”. Chardikla timetv. Retrieved 4 June 2013.
  12. ^ Film “website” Check |url= value (help)rsvp-thefilm.com Fil.
  13. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3722742/
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