Report By Adiba Sami.
Bappi Lahiri, dies in Mumbai hospital at 69. Bappi Lahiri delivered several songs in late 1970s-80s like ‘Sharabi’ ‘Disco dancer’ etc. His last Bollywood song titled Bhankas was for the 2020 film ‘Bhaagi 3’.
Bappi Lahiri died at Mumbai’s criticare hospital today. He was 69. He had been admitted to the hospital for a month a ago and was discharged on Monday, but his health was not good on Tuesday and his family called for a doctor to visit their home.he was suffering from multiple health issues .he died due to OSA (Obstructive Sleep apnea) shortly before midnight, “Dr Deepak Namjoshi, director of the hospital, told PTI.
The singer’s last appearance on the screen was with Salman khan on reality show Big Boss 15, where he was promoting his grandson Swastik’s new song “ Bachha party”.
In April last year, the singer had been admitted to Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital after testing posting for Covid. He recovered after a few days.
Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn and Filmmakers Hansal Mehta and Ashoka Pandit were among the first celebrities to express their grief over the demise of the veteran composer on social media. Pandit said that he was “Shocked” to hear about death of “rockstar” Lahiri .
When I was struggling to find my place in cinema, before I became a director. Bappi Lahiri was already a star composer. He composed some beautiful melodies for our film Toote Khilone, that are still remembered and sung today decades later. – Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur
Yaad aa raha hai tera pyaar’, I would always sing my favourite song whenever I met Bappi Da. My condolences to his family Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff
(Adiba is student of BA-JMC first year from Maharishi University of Information Technology, Noida)