Music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri, who was famously known for his disco music in the 80s and 90s in the Indian music industry, passed away at Mumbai’s CritiCare Hospital on February 16. He was 69 and was suffering from several health issues.
Bappi Lahiri was popularly known for the songs like ‘Chalte Chalte’, ‘Disco Dancer’, and ‘Sharaabi’. His last song was ‘Bhankas’ for Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Baaghi 3 in 2020.
PM Narendra Modi also paid tribute to the legendary composer-singer and wrote, “Shri Bappi Lahiri Ji’s music was all-encompassing, beautifully expressing diverse emotions. People across generations could relate to his works. His lively nature will be missed by everyone. Saddened by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.”
Bollywood celebrities including Ajay Devgn, Madhur Bhandarkar, Nimrat Kumar and many have taken to social media to pay tribute to late composer-singer.