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

Bhagwant Mann
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Member of the Indian Parliament
for Sangrur
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded byVijay Inder Singla
Personal details
Born
Bhagwant Singh Mann

(1973-10-17) 17 October 1973 (age 45)
Satoj, Punjab, India
Political partyAam Aadmi Party (2014-present)
Other political
affiliations
People's Party of Punjab (2012-2014)
ProfessionPolitician, social worker, comedian, singer, actor
Musical career
Also known as"Comedy King", "Jugnu"
GenresComedy
Years active1992–2015

Early lifeEdit

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

Comedy careerEdit

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] \

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
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
2000 Jattan Da Munda Gaun Lagia Sun Music

FilmographyEdit

Year Film
2015 22g Tussi Ghaint Ho
2014 Police in Pollywood
2014 Moga to Melbourne Via Chandigarh
2011 Hero Hitler in Love
2010 Sukhmani – Hope for Life
2010 Ekam – Son of Soil
2007 Apne
2001 Sikandera
1998 " Main Maa Punjab Dee"
1996 Sukha
1995 Nain Preeto De
1994 Tabaahi
1994 Kachehri

VideographyEdit

Year Album Record label
2011 Chappa Chappa Charkha Chale Eagle
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 Full Speed T-Series
2002 Bhagwant Mann Non-Stop Vol 2 T-Series
2001 Bhagwant Mann Non-Stop Vol 1 T-Series
1999 Bhagwant Mann Hazir Ho T-Series

PoliticsEdit

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. He won by 211,721 votes.[7] He was also the convener of AAP Punjab but resigned after Arvind Kejriwal tendered an unconditional apology to Bikaramjeet Majithia over drug mafia case. In 2017, he contested elections in Jalalabad against Sukhbir Singh Badal and Ravneet Singh Bittu. He lost the elections to Badal by 18,500 votes.

In 2019, he won again Lok Sabha seat from Sangrur in General elections of India by 111,111 votes. He is only Member of parliament from Aam Aadmi Party in the lower house (Lok Sabha) of the parliament.[8]

Charitable actsEdit

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.[9]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bhagwant Mann". Web.archive.org. 1 April 2004. Archived from the original on 3 August 2004. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Bhagwant Mann On Laughter Challenge - The Great Indian Laughter Challenge". Great-indian-laughter-challenge.blogspot.com. 1 July 2008. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  3. ^ "The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum". Tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  4. ^ "UNP". Unp.me. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  5. ^ [1] Archived 13 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "I want to see Punjab growing- Bhagwant Mann". Americanpunjabinews.com. 21 March 2011. Archived from the original on 3 September 2011. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  7. ^ DelhiJune 2, India Today Correspondent New; June 2, 2014UPDATED:; Ist, 2014 11:41. "Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann of AAP". India Today. Retrieved 17 May 2019.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  8. ^ "Jalalabad Election Results 2017: AAP's Bhagwant Mann Loses to SAD's Sukhbir Singh Badal". News18. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  9. ^ "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.