Bappi Lahiri: Music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri, who popularised disco music died at Mumbai’s CritiCare Hospital today. Bappi was aged 69 years.
Directo of the hospital Dr. Deepak Namjoshi said, “Bappi Lahiri has been admitted to the hospital for a month and was discharged Monday. But his health deteriorated on Tuesday and was brought to the hospital. He had multiple health problems and died because of OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) shortly before midnight”.
Bappi Lahari composed popular songs in many films of the late 1970s-80s like Disco Dancer, Chalte Chalte, and Sharaabi. His last Bollywood song was Bhankas from the movie, Baaghi 3.
The singer’s last appearance on the screen was on the reality show Bigg Boss 15, where he was promoting his grandson Swastik’s new song, Bachha Party.
In April last year, Bappi Lahar had been admitted to Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital after testing positive for Covid and recovered after some days.