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Bappi Lahiri, India’s ‘Disco King,’ dies at 69

Bappi Lahiri, an Indian film composer who combined the melodrama of Bollywood film plots with the flamboyance of disco’s electronic orchestra sound, setting off a pop craze in India that earned him the nickname “Disco King,” died Feb. 15 in Mumbai. He was 69. The cause was...
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Bappi Lahiri, popular Bollywood composer and singer, dies at 69

Bappi Lahiri, a celebrated Bollywood singer, composer and politician, died Wednesday in CritiCare in Breach Candy. He was 69. Lahiri had been ailing from various health issues, including sleep apnea. Lahiri’s music popularized disco in India in the 1980s and ’90s, long after it had left the West, with his...
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Bappi Lahiri funeral: Bollywood singers and stars bid farewell to 'disco king'

A tearful Bappa Lahiri lit the funeral pyre of his father, the pathbreaking Bollywood music composer Bappi Lahiri, on Thursday, as Bollywood's top singers and stars came to pay their final tributes. The senior Lahiri, often referred to as the "disco king" in the entertainment industry, was one of the...
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TV celebrities remember Bappi Lahiri tracks they grew up with

Mumbai, Feb 18 (SocialNews.XYZ) From 'Raat Baaki', 'Bambai Se Aaya Mera Dost' to 'Jawani Jaaneman', there is a huge list of late veteran musician Bappi Lahiri's famous tracks that will keep echoing in our ears forever.
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Feeling Sad About Bappi Lahiri Says Rakhi Sawant

Mumbai, 17th February 2022 (NewsHelpline) – Diva Rakhi Sawant fondly remembers late singer and composer Baapi Lahiri and says no-one can pull such an amazing look wearing gold.
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'Can't help but think of all the memories': Rani Mukerji remembers Bappi Lahiri

New Delhi [India], February 16 (ANI): Following the death of Bappi Lahiri at the age of 69, Bollywood actor Rani Mukerji, on Wednesday, remembered the music legend and shared that she "can't help but think of all the memories."Speaking about Bappi Da's demise, Rani said, "India has again lost one of her precious gems. Bappi uncle is and will always be the most iconic musical personality of Indian cinema. His music was legendary, his versatility as a composer was unmatched, a truly self-made man, a great son to his parents, a wonderful husband and a great dad."Revealing that her mother and Bappi Lahiri were childhood friends from Calcutta, she continued, "It's a personal loss for our family, my mother is devastated. While the whole world mourns his loss, I can't help but think of all the memories I have of him from my childhood, will miss him dearly. His smiling face and kind personality will always be a happy memory."She further talked about the late musician's family and added, "I pray that Chitrani Aunty, Rema, Bappa and the entire Lahiri family finds the strength to go through this loss. It's too sad, he went too soon. Bappi uncle rest in peace, the heavens have earned an angel today!!!"Earlier, Rani's cousin, actor Kajol, along with her mother-actor Tanuja and uncle Deb Mukerji, had visited Bappi Lahiri's home to offer their condolences to his family.
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India’s first ‘disco-king’ Bappi Lahiri passes away at 69

Mumbai, Feb 16 (SocialNews.XYZ) Veteran singer-composer Alokesh alias Bappi Lahiri - nephew of the legendary trio of late Ashok Kumar, Kishore Kumar and Anoop Kumar - passed away around midnight due to multiple health issues, his family said here on Wednesday.
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First Lata Mangeshkar And Now Bappi Lahiri, I Am Speechless Says Raqesh Bapat

Mumbai, 17th February 2022 (NewsHelpline) – Popular television actor Raqesh Bapat finds himself speechless over the loss of Lata Mangeshkar and Bappi Lahiri. Indian music legend Lata Mangeshkar passed away last week, and yesterday, another music maestro Bappi Lahiri passed away due to health complications.
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Veteran Indian singer Bappi Lahiri dies, age 69

New Delhi (CNN) — Indian singer and composer, Bappi Lahiri, who lent his talent to Indian cinema for nearly 50 years, died late Tuesday in Mumbai, according to a statement from his doctor. He was 69. "Bappi Lahiri was suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and recurrent chest infection,"...
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Popular Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri dies at age 69

NEW DELHI (AP) — Popular Bollywood singer and composer Bappi Lahiri, who won millions of fans with his penchant for feet-tapping disco music in the 1980s and 1990s, has died in a Mumbai hospital, according to a hospital statement. He was 69. Lahiri was suffering from obstructive sleep apnea...
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Popular Bollywood musical artist Bappi Lahiri dies at age 69

NEW DELHI — Popular Bollywood singer and composer Bappi Lahiri, who won millions of fans with his penchant for feet-tapping disco music in the 1980s and 1990s, has died in a Mumbai hospital, according to a hospital statement. He was 69. Lahiri was suffering from obstructive sleep apnea and...
The Independent

Bappi Lahiri death: Famous Indian singer and composer dies aged 69

Bappi Lahiri, one of India’s most iconic singers and trailblazing music composers, has died at the age of 69.Lahiri died at Mumbai’s CritiCare Hospital on Wednesday (16 February) from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a breathing problem that occurs when a person sleeps.The music composer was responsible for popularising disco music in Indian cinema in the 80s and 90s.During his career, Lahiri delivered major box office successes in Bengali films such as Amar Sangee, Asha O Bhalobasha, Aamar Tumi, Amar Prem, Mandira, Badnam, Raktelekha, and Priya.One of his most popular tunes, still widely listened today, has been “I Am A Disco...