When Bappi da made Bollywood tap to his tunes

They say disco, Indians hear Bappi Lahiri. That’s it. 

Bappi Lahiri revolutionized the entire course of Indian music industry with his super engaging and entertaining songs. Bappi Lahiri introduced Indians to disco-songs and his evergreen songs will make you get up and groove it up. Believe us! 

Bappi Lahiri aka Bappi Da is one of the most iconic and celebrated singers of Bollywood and is celebrating his 67th birthday today. Ever since his debut in Bollywood with the movie Zakhmee (1975) Bappi Da has given innumerable hit songs in his illustrious career spanning over 4 decades. 

On his birthday, we have compiled a list of top 5 songs from the disco king that will legit give you Friyay feels. Get ready to rock your souls, er, soles, with these amazing songs: 

Raat baaki baat baaki 

Ranked as one of the most iconic songs by disco king Bappi Lahiri, Raat Baaqi Baat Baaqi is a famous title track from Amitabh Bachchan and Parveen Babi starrer Namak Halaal (1982). The song is sung by Bappi Lahiri while the female voice is of Asha Bhosle. 

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Tamma tamma 

This upbeat number from Thaandedaar will definitely make you dance like there’s no one watching you. Featuring Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt, the song was sung by the disco king of India, Bappi Lahiri and it became an instant hit in no time. Recently, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan starrer Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya also featured a remake of the same song while retaining the original voice of Bappi Da and Anuradha Paudwal. Obviously, the song became a huge hit and a perfect blend of 90s and internet age.

Oh la la ooh la la

Picturised on Vidya Balan and Naseeruddin Shah, this song from Dirty Picture 92011) became quite a hit the moment it was launched. Vidya Balan and Naseeruddin Shah are seen dancing on the song. Dirty picture is inspired by the life of Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati, a South Indian actress who is better known by her stage name Silk Smitha.

Yaar bina chain kaha re 

The famous song from Anil Kapoor and Amrita Singh starrer film Saaheb (1985) is sung by Bappi Lahiri and the female vocals are by S. Janaki. In the song, Anil Kapoor and Amrita Singh are seen visualizing themselves as two dancers dancing before them on the song.

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Tune maari entriyaan

The song from Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor starrer 2014 film Gunday became one of the most played songs that made rocked any event. The song is sung by Bappi Lahiri, Vishal Dadlani, KK, Neeti Mohan. In the song the actors are seen performing at various locations in Kolkata.