Jasvinder Singh Bath turned scriptwriter with Yamla Pagla Deewana starring Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby Deol. Jasvinder is elated with the commercial success of the film. Jasvinder finds the all adulation hard to believe.
Jasvinder commented that it feels like a dream and he is at his wit’s end that whether all the hype surrounding the film is for real. Jasvinder finds it hard to accept the fact that he has penned the script for the Deol’s Yamla Pagla Deewana which went on to become a huge hit.
Jasvinder recalls the experience of shooting the film with the Deol’s at Hotel Mount View’s Coffee Shop. Jasvinder added that shooting has been a memorable experience and it was like a family outing .Jasvinder remarked that the Deol’s made the whole experience of working with them was fun and they made sure that the crew put in their best for the film.
Jasvinder was a student of mass communication from St Xavier’s College, Kolkata and his first short film Interval Part 2 bagged the best film category among various colleges that had competed. Later on, Jasvinder went on to work as an intern for Chandraprakash Diwedi who made the film Pinjar.
Jasvinder left for Mumbai to try his luck and he worked for NDTV’s Angrezi Main Kehte Hain and also worked as an assistant director with Ashwini Chaudhary and Diwedi. Jasvinder wrote the entire script of Yamla Pagla Deewana when Sunny gave him the concept behind the film. The aim was to get back to the era of 1970’s and to celebrate Dharmendra’s fifty years in the industry. Jasvinder is keeping his fingers crossed to pen the sequel to Yamla Pagla Deewana. We wish him the very best.
– Sampurn Wire