Veteran singer and composer Bappi Lahiri passed away. News agency PTI confirmed the reports of his death and wrote, “Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri dies in Mumbai hospital, says doctor.”
The Veteran singer was admitted to the hospital last year after he was tested positive for coronavirus. However, Bappi Da was discharged soon. “Despite utmost precautions, unfortunately, Mr Bappi Lahiri has tested positive for Covid 19. He is under very good and expert care at the Breach Candy Hospital. Bappi dada’s family requests all those who came in contact with him in the recent past to get themselves tested as a precautionary measure,” a statement issued by his spokesperson back then read.
Bappi Lahiri is one of those singers who introduced India to Disco. He sung several hit songs including Chalte Chalte, Disco Dancer, and Sharaabi. Bappi Da’s last Bollywood song was titled Bhankas which was a part of Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor’s 2020 movie Baaghi 3.