The comedian, aged 57, died following a road accident near Jalandhar this morning.
Writing on Twitter, Anupam Kher said: "Just landed in Mumbai and came to know about my friend Jaspal Bhatti's tragic death. Why is god taking away all the nicest people? So sad. I used to tell Jaspal Bhatti that he does fantastic comedy so seriously. He was also a great supporter of anti-corruption campaign. RIP."
Akshay Kumar tweeted: "Saddened to know about the death of the great comedian, Jaspal Bhatti. I have fond memories of his super hit show, Flop Show, providing the much needed humour in our lives. May his soul rest in peace."
Manoj Bajpayee wrote: "My deepest condolences to late jaspal bhatti's family! May god give them strength to bear this sudden loss! May Bhatti saab rest in peace!"
Aayushman Khurana said: "RIP Jaspal Bhatti uncle. My dad's closest pal. May god give strength to Jasraj and Rabia and Savita aunty."
Riteish Deshmukh wrote: "RIP Jaspal Bhatti. Super Hit man from the FLOP SHOW - worked with him in my debut film Tujhe Meri Kasam, humble kind, happy, funny and helpful. One of the first people to entertain audience with his political satires. Condolences to the family, a big and untimely loss."
Bhatti's son, who was also travelling with him, remains in a critical condition.
The comedian is survived by his wife and daughter.