Veteran singer, Bappi Lahiri died at an age of 69 due to a lung infection that was caused by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) on February 15 in Mumbai.
Introduction – Bappi Lahiri was an Indian singer, politician, composer, and record producer. He was popular for using synthesized disco music in Indian cinema. He sang his its own compositions and had success in several Bengali movies such as Aamar Tumi, Mandira, Amar Sangee, many more. Bappi Lahiri was gaining popularity between 1980 and 1990 with several filmi soundtracks such as Disco Dancer, Dance Dance, Insaaf Main Karoongaa, Namak Halal, Sharaabi, Commando, Naukar Biwi Ka, Adhikar, and many more movies.
He joined Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in the year 2014 and was declared as a BJP candidate from Sreerampur (Lok Sabha constituency) in the state of West Bengal in the Indian general elections 2014 but lost the election.
Personal Information – The real name of Bappi Lahiri was Alokesh Lahiri, who was born on November 27, 1952, in the Bengali Brahmin family in Jalpaiguri. The parents of Bappi Lahiri name Aparesh Lahiri and Bansuri Lahiri were Bengali musicians and singers in classical music. Kishore Kumar was a great singer and was a maternal uncle of Bappi Lahiri. He started to play table at an age of 3 and was trained by his parents.
RIP Bappi Lahiri Sir