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Bollywood Singer, music composer Bappi Lahiri demise in Mumbai Hospital


New Delhi, February 16: Music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri, who popularised disco music in India in the 80s and 90s, died at a Mumbai’s CritiCare Hospital today. He was 69 year old.
“Lahiri had been admitted to the hospital for a month and was discharged on Monday. But his health deteriorated on Tuesday and his family called for a doctor to visit their home. He was brought to the hospital. He had multiple health issues. He died due to OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) shortly before midnight,” Dr Deepak Namjoshi, director of the hospital, told PTI.


Bappi Lahiri has delivered popular songs in several films of the late 1970s-80s.

Bappi Lahiri’s last Bollywood song titled Bhankas was for the 2020 film Baaghi 3.

Soon after the reports of Bappi Da’s death, several fans took to social media and paid tribute to the legendary singer. Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit also took to Twitter and expressed shock at the news. “Shocked to hear about the demise of rockstar #BappiLahiri ji. Can’t believe my next-door neighbour is no more. Your music will always remain in our hearts,” he wrote.

He sang several hit songs including Chalte Chalte, Disco Dancer, Tune Maari Entriyaan, Asalaam-e-Ishqum and Sharaabi among others. Bappi Da’s last Bollywood song was titled Bhankas which was a part of Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor’s 2020  movie Baaghi 3.


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