Bhagwant Mann

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Bhagwant Mann
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Member of the Indian Parliament
for Sangrur
Assumed office
May 16, 2014
Preceded by Vijay Inder Singla
Personal details
Born (1973-10-17) 17 October 1973 (age 43)
Satoj, Sangrur district, Punjab
Political party Aam Aadmi Party (2014-present)
Other political
affiliations
People's Party of Punjab (2012-2014)
Profession Politician, social worker, comedian, singer, actor
Musical career
Also known as "Comedy King", "Jugnu"
Genres Comedy
Years active 1992–present

Bhagwant Mann (born 17 October 1973, Satoj, Punjab) is an Indian politician. In May 2014, he became the MP for Sangrur constituency, Punjab. He is also a professional comedian who performs skits in the Punjabi language.

Early life[edit]

Mann was born in Satoj village, Sangrur district, Punjab, India.

Comedy career[edit]

Mann participated in youth comedy festivals and inter-college competitions. He won two gold medals at a competition at the Punjabi University, Patiala for the Shaheed Udham Singh Government College, Sunam.

Mann developed comedy routines about typical Indian issues such as politics, business and sport. His first comedy album was with Jagtar Jaggi. Together, they made a television program called Jugnu Kehnda Hai for Alpha ETC Punjabi. Ten years later, they parted ways.[1] Mann then formed a comedy partnership with Rana Ranbir. Together, they made the television program, Jugnu Mast Mast for Alpha ETC Punjabi. In 2006, Mann and Jaggi reunited and toured Canada and England with their show, No Life With Wife.

In 2008, Mann competed in the Great Indian Laughter Challenge on Star Plus which increased his audience.[2][3]

Mann acted in Jugnu Hazir Hai on MH One[4] and in Manjit Mann's film Sukhmani.

Discography (comedy)[edit]

Year Album Record label
2013 Kulfi Garma Garam 2 Amar Audio
2009 Just Laugh Baki Maaf M Series
2007 Haas-Haas Ke T-Series
2005 Bhagwant Mann Most Wanted Creative Audio Productions
2004 Kee Main Jhooth Boliya T-Series
2003 Sawdhan! Agge Bhagwant Mann T-Series
2002 Bhagwant Mann Full Speed T-Series
2001 Bhagwant Mann Non-Stop T-Series
2001 Bhagwant Mann Hazir Ho T-Series
2000 Sadi Billi Sanu Miaun T-Series
2000 Bhagwant Mann 420 Sun Music
2000 Jattan Da Munda Gaun Lagaya Sun Music
1999 Lallu Kare Kawaliya T-Series
1998 Gustakhi Maaf T-Series
1997 Rukawat Ke Liye Khed Hai T-Series
1997 Khariya Khariya Tips
1996 Kursi Rani Tips
1995 Jaagde Raho Peritone
1995 Dhakka Start T-Series
1995 Panj Duni Veeh T-Series/MTL/AMC
1994 Koko De Bachhe
Mummy Daddy Murdabaad
T-Series
AMC United States
1994 Bol Madaari Bol Peritone
1994 Mithiya Mircha T-Series
MTL Canada
1993 Kulfi Garma Garam T-Series
MTL Canada
1992 Gobhi Diye Kachiye Vaparanay Creative Music Company

Discography (musical)[edit]

Year Album Record label
2011 Rangle Punjab Nu Bachayin
2010 Aawaaz – The Voice Point Zero
2001 Dam Lai Lo T-Series

Filmography[edit]

Year Film
2015 22g Tussi Ghaint Ho
2014 Police in Pollywood
2014 Moga to Melbourne Via Chandigarh
2014 Kulfi Garma Garam
2011 Hero Hitler in Love
2010 Sukhmani – Hope for Life
2010 Ekam – Son of Soil
2007 Apne
2001 Sikandera
1996 Sukha
1995 Nain Preeto De
1994 Tabaahi
1994 Kachehri

Videography[edit]

Year Album Record label
2010 Jhanda Amli Kachahri Vich Eagle
2009 Just Laugh Baki Maaf M Series
2008 My Name is Mann Eagle
2007 Pappu Da Dhaba Eagle
2006 Punjabi Bluff Master Eagle
2006 Pappu Baneya Neta Eagle
2006 Pappu Bhaa Ji M.B.B.S. Eagle
2005 Pappu Pass Ho Gaya Eagle
2004 Kee Main Jhooth Boliya T-Series
2003 Sawdhan Agge Bhagwant Mann T-Series
2002 Bhagwant Mann Non-Stop Vol. 2 T-Series
2002 Bhagwant M 2001
Bhagwant Mann Non-Stop Vol. 1 T-Series

Politics[edit]

In early 2011, Mann joined the People's Party of Punjab.[5][6] In 2012, he unsuccessfully contested elections in the Lehragaga constituency.

In March 2014, Mann joined the Aam Aadmi Party to contest elections in the Sangrur Lok Sabha constituency.[7] He won by 200,000 votes.

Charitable acts[edit]

Mann began a non-government organisation, the "Lok Lehar Foundation" to aid children with physical deformities as a result of pollution of groundwater in the border areas of Punjab.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bhagwant Mann". Web.archive.org. 2004-04-01. Archived from the original on 3 August 2004. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  2. ^ "Bhagwant Mann On Laughter Challenge - The Great Indian Laughter Challenge". Great-indian-laughter-challenge.blogspot.com. 2008-07-01. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  3. ^ "The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum". Tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  4. ^ "UNP". Unp.me. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  5. ^ [1] Archived 13 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "I want to see Punjab growing- Bhagwant Mann". Americanpunjabinews.com. 2011-03-21. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  7. ^ [2][dead link]
  8. ^ "Children Developing Deformities in Punjab's Borders | Mar 09,2011". News.outlookindia.com. Archived from the original on 12 March 2011. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 

External links[edit]

Party political offices
Preceded by
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Leader of the Aam Aadmi Party in the 16th Lok Sabha
2014–present
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