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Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Composer Bappi Lahiri Passes Away on Tuesday Night

 Bappi Lahiri died on Tuesday night at the CritiCare Hospital in Juhu. He was infected with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) at Criticare Hospital in Mumbai at midnight on Tuesday.


Bappi Lahiri was known for hit songs from Hindi films like 'Chalte Chalte', 'Disco Dancer', and 'Sharaabi. He also composed popular songs in Bengali films like Amar Sangee, Asha O Bhalobasha, Aamar Tumi, Amar Prem. A doctor, who was treating Bappi Lahiri, has said he had multiple health issues. Bappi Lahiri popularised disco music in India in the 80s and 90s.

Bappi Lahiri was one of the most popular names in the world of Hindi films in the 1980's and 80's. He has composed tunes in Bollywood films like 'Disco Dancer', 'Chalte Chalte', 'Sharabi', in Bengali 'Amar Sangi', 'Asha O Valbasha', 'Amar Tumi', 'Amar Prem' etc. Sung many songs. For his last song 'Buggy-3' in 2020. Father Aparesh Lahiri and mother Bansari Lahiri were both music lovers. The only child Bappi was also attracted to music since childhood. Mom, get the first song training from father. His parents named him Alokesh, but he became popular as Bappi.

Birth name Alokesh Lahiri

Born 27 November 1952, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

Died 15 February 2022 (aged 69) at Criti Care Hospital, Mumbai, India

Occupation(s)
Singer, Composer, Actor, Record Producer, Politician

Instruments Vocals, tabla, piano, drum, guitar, saxophone, bongos, dholak

Years active 1972–2020

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