Music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri passes away at 69

Bappi Lahiri, who was known for songs like Chalte Chalte, Disco Dancer etc, breathed his last in Mumbai at the age of 69.

Updated on Feb 16, 2022   |  08:45 PM IST  |  87.9K
Music composer Bappi Lahiri passes away at 69
Music composer Bappi Lahiri passes away at 69

The entertainment industry woke up to shocking news on Wednesday morning. Bappi Lahiri, the legendary composer-singer, passed away on Tuesday night. According to media reports, the renowned music composer had breathed his last at Mumbai’s CritiCare hospital. He was 69. The news was confirmed by PTI in a tweet which read, “Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri dies in Mumbai hospital, says doctor”.

It is reported that Bappi Lahri was hospitalized for a month due to multiple health issues and was discharged on Monday. However, the doctors told PTI that his health deteriorated on Tuesday. “His health deteriorated on Tuesday and his family called for a doctor to visit their home. He was brought to the hospital. He died due to OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) shortly before midnight,” Dr. Deepak Namjoshi, director of the hospital, was quoted saying to PTI.

Bappi Lahiri’s sudden demise has undoubtedly, left a void in the industry. Social media is abuzz with tweets mourning the loss of the 'disco king' of the nation. For the uninitiated, Bappi Lahiri, also known as Bappi Da, has given several iconic numbers which include De De Pyaar De, Chalte Chalte, Tamma Tamma Loge, Yaar Bina Chain Kahan Re, Raat Baaqi Baat Baaqi, etc. His last song, titled Bhankas, was for Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Baaghi 3 in 2020.

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