The Indian Legendary singer who popularised disco music in India during 80s and 90s, Bappi Lahiri has passed away at 69. He died at Mumbai’s CritiCare Hospital on Wednesday.
“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,” said PTI.
Bappi Lahiri has given India a recognition world over when it comes to popular songs in several films of the late 1970s-80s like ‘Chalte Chalte’, ‘Disco Dancer’, and ‘Sharaabi’.
Although, his last Bollywood song titled Bhankas was for the 2020 film ‘Baaghi 3’.
The singer was last seen on screen with Salman Khan on reality show Bigg Boss 15, where he was promoting his grandson Swastik’s new song ‘Baccha Party’.
Last year he had recovered from COvid-19. Bappi Lahiri’s real name was Alokesh.
Tributes have started pouring in from Bollywood to politics. From Akshay Kumar to Ajay Devgn, all are mourning the big loss.
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