Jaspal Bhatti Cultural Evening

To commemorate the life and work of the Late Mr. Jaspal Bhatti, an amazing satirist and gentle soul, Jaspal Bhatti Cultural Evening was organized by the Punjab Engineering College Old Students Association (PECOSA) in the auditorium of the PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh on 29th September 2017.

The Chief Guest, Prof. Manoj K. Arora, Director, PEC, paid rich tribute to Padam Bhushan, Mr. Jaspal Bhatti and called him one of the most outstanding alumni of PEC University of Technology. Mrs. Savita Bhatti, who was a Guest of Honour, threw light on the theme of his first Punjabi movie Mahaul Theek Hai which was a great satire on the Punjab Police.

Mr. K K Vohra, President PECOSA, in his welcome address explained that the glorious life of legend Jaspal Bhatti. He quoted, “If we think positively, believe in creativity and work adventurously, the success is then bound to follow us”. Mr. Bhatti's popular TV shows Ulta Pulta, Flop Show and Full Tension were praised for being great entertainment and at the same time hitting hard at various evils and malpractices prevailing in the society. He urged the authorities of PEC University to name the auditorium after Mr. Bhatti.

The students of the university entertained the audience with cultural items mainly based  on the theme of his popular TV shows which were a great satire on dowry, corruption, adultery, drug trafficking, malpractices in  electoral system, female foeticide, bribery etc. A short film on the works of Mr. Bhatti was also presented.

The performances ranged from a melodic interpretation of songs by the Music Club to plays and dances by the Dramatics Club that enthralled the audience. Besides the cultural program, scholarships and prizes worth rupees 2 lacs were awarded to the meritorious students of the university.

The crowd was overjoyed to be a part of the nostalgic evening and the event was a resounding success.

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