Bollywood mourns the death of Bappi Lahiri on social media

Famous singer and song composer Bappi Lahiri passes away at 69 in Mumbai. The Disco King was diagnosed with multiple diseases.

Bappi Lahiri breathed his last on Tuesday night. He was admitted to Mumbai’s CritiCare Hospital, Juhu. The King of Bollywood disco was battling OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) and recurrent chest infection.

His death shook India as Bollywood celebrities mourn his death a few days after the demise of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar.

Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vidya Balan, Raveena Tandon, Ajay Devgn, and Nimrat Kaur, and filmmakers Madhur Bhandarkar and Sujoy Ghosh, pays tribute to the late singer.

Kumar expressed his grief. He tweeted, “Today we lost another gem from the music industry… Bappi Da, your voice was the reason for millions to dance, including me. Thank you for all the happiness you brought through your music. My heartfelt condolences to the family. Om Shanti”

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli also tweeted, “An icon of the Indian music industry. Bappi Lahiri you will be missed. May you RIP.”

Indian actor Jeet wrote on Twitter upon hearing the death of Bappi Lahiri, “Extremely saddening to know about the sudden demise of #BappiDa… My condolences to his family and fans. Your music will live on forever sir

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan took to her Instagram and wrote, “I wish you joy wherever you go Bappi da because that’s what you brought to the world through your music and your being. Love always, Bidda (as you’d so endearingly call me) #RIP #BappiLahiri #BappiDa,”


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Famous for his super hit songs and his love for gold, he composed songs for hit Bollywood movies Disco Dancer, Himmatwala, Sharaabi, Satyamev Jayate, and many more.

Raveena Tandon shared a tweet, “Grew up listening to your music, Bappi da, you had your own style and always a smiling face. Your music shall play on forever.”

Ajay Devgan also mourned the legendary singer, he wrote in a tweet, “Bappi Da was so endearing in person. But, his music had an edge. He introduced a more contemporary style to Hindi film music with Chalte Chalte, Suraksha and Disco Dancer. Dada, you will be missed.”

“It’s a deeply sad moment for us. Our beloved Bappi Da has left for heavenly abode last midnight. The cremation will take place on the arrival of Bappa from LA tomorrow mid-morning. We are seeking love and blessings for his soul,” a statement issued by his family read.

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