RIP Bappi Lahiri: Photos of musician with family, industry stalwarts that will take you down the memory lane
Bappi Lahiri, who is fondly known as Bappi Da, is known for his unique style. He is known as the pioneer of disco music in India. The musician has delivered major box office successes in Bengali and Hindi. Unfortunately, the singer passed away due to health issues on Wednesday, leaving his fans and colleagues from the industry in deep shock.
Bappi Lahiri with other musicians/Instagram
Bappi Lahiri with his partner
Bappi Lahiri with his wife Chitrani, whom he married in 1977.
Bappi Lahiri with Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar/Instagram
Bappi Lahiri with his uncle Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar at a recording studio.
Bappi Lahiri with Lata Mangeshkar/Instagram
Bappi Lahiri had once said that he wouldn't have made it in the industry if it weren't for the support of Lata Mangeshkar. He had also recalled Mangeshkar's visit to his home in Kolkata when he was four years old and she had blessed him.
Bappi Lahiri with his parents
Bappi Lahiri as a young boy with his parents.
Bappi Lahiri with legendary musicians/Instagram
Bappi Lahiri has sung a song in Nanha Shikari with Mohammed Rafi and Kishore Kumar. He had said that standing in the middle of these two musicians and work with them was an honour.
Bappi Lahiri and Kishore Da/Instagram
The pioneer of disco beats, Bappi Lahiri has collaborated on many songs with his maternal uncle Kishore Kumar for both Hindi and Bengali languages that include Chalte Chalte, Chirodini Tumi Je Aamar and Inteha Ho Gayi.
Bappi Lahiri with Amitabh Bachchan/Instagram
The singer is known for his unique style. He has done several songs for the Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan. In an earlier interview with Hindustan Times, the musician had called himself the ‘Amitabh Bachchan of the music industry’.
Bappi Lahiri with his father/Instagram
Bappi Lahiri was born into a musician family. His father Aparesh Lahiri was a Bengali classical musician himself.
Bappi Lahiri as an actor/Instagram
Bappi Lahiri, fondly known as Bappi Da, made his film debut as an actor with his uncle Kishore Kumar in Badhti Ka Naam Dadhi in 1974. He had posted the image a few weeks ago asking the fans to guess the movie.
Last Updated: 09.18 PM, Feb 16, 2022