- Bappi Lahiri passed away at age of 69
- Last rites of the legendary singer were performed today (Feb 17)
- The singer is survived by his wife Chitrani, two children --Reema & Bappa
Legendary singer-composer Bappi Lahiri, who popularised disco music in Indian cinema in the 80s and 90s, died following multiple health issues. He was 69. The last rites of the musician were held today (Thursday) as the family was waiting for his musician-son Bappa Lahiri to return from Los Angeles, US. After Bappa's return to India early morning, the Disco King's final journey began with family, friends and industry colleagues in attendance. Photos and videos from outside Bappi Lahiri's residence and Pawan Hans crematorium surfaced on the Internet showed inconsolable family bidding the legendary goodbye. Vidya Balan, Shakti Kapoor, Ila Arun, Alka Yagnik and Nikhil Dwivedi were among the celebrities who were present at the crematorium during the funeral to pay last tributes to the singer.