Renowned music composer Bappi Lahiri passes away at 69

Renowned music composer Bappi Lahiri passes away at 69
Veteran singer-music director Bappi Lahiri -- who wielded the baton at the age of 17 -- passed away here late on Tuesday night, an official said.
He was 69 and breathed his last in the Criticare Hospital where he was admitted for certain post-Covid issues.
Born in West Bengal, Lahiri first composed music for a Bengali film 'Daadu' and launched his Bollywood career with a film, 'Nanha Shikari'.
He shot to global fame with his chartbusting music for "Disco Dancer" and the song 'Jimmy, Jimmy, Aaja, Aaja...", and later the superhit music for "Zakhmee", "Lahu Ke Do Rang".
Prominent Bollywood personalities have expressed shock and condoled the demise of Lahiri, who was fondly known as 'Bappi Da' in the industry.
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 included De De Pyaar De, Chalte Chalte, Tamma Tamma Loge, Yaar Bina Chain Kahan Re, Raat Baaqi Baat Baaqi etc. His last song, titled as Bhankas, was for Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Baaghi 3 in 2020.
Source: IANS