Bappi Da no more

Published: 16 February 2022, 4:43 AM

Post Desk:

Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri passed away on Wednesday, at the age of 69.

An official statement from the hospital said, “Bappi Lahiri was suffering from OSA- Obstructive Sleep Apnea and recurrent chest infection. He was treated by Dr.Deepak Namjoshi.

He was hospitalised in Criticare Hospital, Juhu for 29 days with this. He recovered well and was discharged home. However after a day at home his health again deteriorated and he was brought back to Criticare hospital Juhu in a critical state – died on Tuesday night (Wednesday).

He suffered from Covid infection last year. He had OSA since last one year.

Best known for popularising disco music to the Indian mainstream, the singer was best known as Bappi Da, and experienced huge success in the 1980s and 90s. He earned the title ‘Disco King’ thanks to his work on films such as Disco Dancer, Namak Halaal, Dance Dance, Commando.