Famous satirist-actor Jaspal Bhatti died in a road accident near Punjab's Nakodar town early on Thursday, police said.
Bhatti's car veered off the road and hit a tree while he was on his way to Jalandhar for the promotion of his latest film Power Cut. Nakodar is 40 km from Jalandhar.
Bhatti was rushed to the hospital in Jalandhar following the accident where doctors declared him dead.
His son, Jasraj, was also injured in the accident.