Veteran singer-composer Bappi Lahiri dies in Mumbai at 69

Veteran singer-composer Bappi Lahiri dies in Mumbai at 69

Veteran singer-composer Bappi Lahiri died in a Mumbai hospital following multiple health points. The information of his demise was confirmed by the hospital doctor. He died on Tuesday night time at Mumbai’s CritiCare Hospital in Juhu. He was 69. The last rites will be performed on Thursday, stated a relative, reported ANI. 

“Bappi Lahiri was suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and recurrent chest infection. He was hospitalized in CritiCare Hospital, Juhu for 29 days with this. He recovered properly and was discharged (for) residence on Feb 15. Nevertheless, after a day at home, his health once more deteriorated and he has introduced again to CritiCare hospital in a vital state and succumbed to his sickness at about 11.45 pm. He suffered from Covid infection final year. He had OSA for the final 1 year,” Dr. Deepak Namjoshi, director of the hospital, informed ANI.

Fondly known as Bappi da, he was as a lot identified for his hit numbers as he was for his fascination for gold. Bappi Lahiri was often known as the true blue ‘Disco King’ of Bollywood of the 80s and 90s, especially for his broadly well-liked songs for movies such as Namak Halaal, Disco Dancer and Dance Dance.

He additionally composed songs for films such as Himmatwala, Sharaabi, Adventures of Tarzan, Satyamev Jayate, Commando, Aaj Ke Shahenshah, Thanedaar, Numbri Aadmi, and Shola Aur Shabnam, amongst others. The singer-composer’s first large Bollywood hit score was for Aamir Khan’s father Tahir Hussain’s movie Zakhmee.

Within the final decade, Bappi Lahiri sang songs comparable to Ooh La La for The Dirty Image, Tune Maari Entriyaan for Gunday, Tamma Tamma for Badrinath Ki Dulhania, and extra just lately, Arley Pyar Kar Le for Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan. He final composed the tune Bhankas for the 2020 film Baaghi 3.

Talking to Hindustan Times in a 2020 interview, he had talked in regards to the trend of recreating old classics, and stated, “The pattern began with the recreation of my old tune Tamma Tamma in Badrinath Ki Dulhania. I don’t wish to touch upon it. Public’s choice is the highest most selection. The public is my the whole lot.”

In final year, the musician was admitted to Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai after being identified with Covid-19. In September, the singer-composer had rubbished stories about his unwell health, telling Hindustan Occasions: “I’m shocked to see so many stories stating that I’ve lost my voice. It’s ridiculous and I’m actually sad.”

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