Veteran Singer-Composer Bappi Lahiri passes away in Mumbai
Legendary Bollywood Music Composer and singer Bappi Lahiri passed away in Mumbai. He was 69. Doctor treating him at a private hospital in Mumbai said the singer died last night due to multiple health issues. Bappi Lahiri was instrumental in popularizing Disco music in India and has many hit songs to his credit. Some of his memorable songs include ‘Chalte chalte mere yeh geet rakhna’, ‘I am a Disco Dancer’, ‘Pag Ghunghroo baandh Mira nachi thhi’ from ‘Sharabi’ and ‘Yaar bina Chain kaha re’ among others.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed sadness at the demise of singer and composer Bappi Lahiri. In a tweet, Mr Modi said Bappi Lahiri’s music was all encompassing, and beautifully expressed diverse emotions. He said people across generations could relate to his works and Bappi Lahiri’s lively nature will be missed by everyone.