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Bappi Lahiri Passes Away: Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn & other Bollywood celebs pay tributes

Legendary music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri passed away on Wednesday morning. He was 69. As per news agency PTI, the singer breathed his last in a Mumbai hospital.

India TV Entertainment Desk Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi Updated on: February 16, 2022 19:22 IST
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Bappi Lahiri Passes Away 

Legendary music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri passed away. He was 69. As per new agency PTI, the singer breathed his last in a Mumbai hospital. Lahiri died on Tuesday night at the CritiCare Hospital in Juhu. The last rites will be held on Thursday as the family is waiting for his musician-son Bappa Lahiri to return from Los Angeles, US. "Lahiri had been admitted to the hospital for a month and was discharged on Monday. But his health deteriorated on Tuesday and his family called for a doctor to visit their home. He was brought to the hospital. He had multiple health issues. He died due to OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) shortly before midnight," Dr Deepak Namjoshi, director of the hospital, told PTI. After hearing about Bappi Lahiri's demise, several Bollywood personalities, fans and friends took to social media and paid tribute to the legendary singer.

 

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  • 2:57 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Maniesh Paul's Instagram post

  • 2:55 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Abhijeet Bhattacharya arrives

    Abhijeet Bhattacharya clicked at Bappi Lahiri's residence 

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    Abhijeet Bhattacharya

  • 2:52 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Shaan remembers Bappi Da

    Singer Shaan took to his Instagram handle and wrote, "Aa bhi jaa, Aa bhi jaa Ek baar .. Yaad aa raha hai Tera Pyar!!! My Sweetest, Dearest, Cutest and Most Loving BappiDa!!! Will miss you so much," alongside a throwback picture of the two.

  • 1:50 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    'Will always remember you as true rockstar': Shreya Ghoshal

    Expressing grief over the demise of Bappi Lahiri, Shreya Ghoshal penned a heartfelt note. She shared a throwback picture of herself with the late music composer and wrote, "I will always remember you as the true rock star of our country. Your music, your personality, everything about you dada, was iconic. Ever so loving, warm, charming and humble." 

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    Hema Malini expresses grief over Bappi Lahiri's demise

    Hema Malini took to Twitter to mourn Bappi Lahiri's demise. "Bappi Lahiri or Bappi Da as he was affly called, passed away around midnight. He will be remembered for his new disco music & fast numbers which he introduced in films, something no one had done earlier. He will be sorely missed by the industry & by all his many fans. Condolences," she tweeted.

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    Anushka Sharma's tweet

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    Kajol and her mother Tanuja arrive at Bappi Lahiri's home

    After learning about Bappi Lahiri's death, Kajol and her mother Tanuja paid a visit to Bappi Lahiri's residence to pay their condolences to his family.

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     Kajol and her mother Tanuja

     

  • 12:47 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Complete Loss of Words: Bhumi Pednekar

    Bhumi Pednekar tweeted: "Complete Loss of Words. Heartbroken by the demise of the legendary Bappi Lahiri Ji. Truly a big loss. My condolences to his family and fans. Your music will live on forever, sir #RIPBappiLahiri."

     

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    Sanjay Dutt's tweet

  • 11:39 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Hollywood couldn't get enough of Bappi da!

    Bappi Lahiri not only collaborated with popular names like Akon and Lady Gaga but rights to his music was bought by mega-budget franchises like Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. He also composed music for Disney animated film Moana and made the international audience groove to Football Fever.

     

    A look at Lahiri's collaboration with Akon, Lady Gaga

     

  • 11:30 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Alka Yagnik snapped at Bappi Lahiri's residence

    Singer Alka Yagnik visited Bappi Lahiri's residence in Mumbai to pay homage to the late hitmaker. For the unversed, Bappi Lahiri had collaborated with Alka Yagnik for several songs. 'Phool To Amari Chilo', 'Tomar Naam Likhe Debo', and 'Aajker Prem' are some of their successful collaborations in Bengali. In Bollywood, the duo had worked on the songs 'Aaya Aaya Yaar Mera' and 'Bambai Mai Baat Hui Hai' among several others.

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    Alka Yagnik clicked at Bappi Lahiri's residence

  • 11:24 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Kajol paid an emotional tribute to Bappi Lahiri. Sharing a throwback of veteran singer-composer, Kajol wrote, "Today we lost the disco king, Bappi Da you were not only an amazing music composer and singer but also a beautiful and happy soul. End of an Era. May your soul rest in peace. #RIP #BappiLahiri."

  • 11:22 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Bappi Lahiri's childhood picture with Lata Mangeshkar goes viral

    Soon after veteran singer-composer Bappi Lahiri's demise, a childhood pic of him with Lata Mangeshkar, who passed away on February 8, went viral on social media. Bappi Lahiri had posted the throwback photo of India's nightingale on Instagram while mourning the demise of Mangeshkar. Dropping the priceless pic, he captioned it 'Maa.'

     

  • 10:07 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Bappi Lahiri last rites

    The last rites of Bappi Lahiri will be held on Thursday (February 17) at Pawan Hans Crematorium as the family is waiting for his musician-son Bappa Lahiri to return from US, confirmed action director Mahendra Verma. 

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    Raveena Tandon remembers Bappi Lahiri

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    When Kapil Sharma mocked Bappi Lahiri's gold jewellery

    Bappi Lahiri is no more! He passed away at the age of 69 in Mumbai's CritiCare Hospital. Apart from his music, Lahiri was also popular for sporting heavy gold jewellery. Now, an old video of Kapil Sharma's reality show performance is doing rounds on the internet, where the ace comedian is mocking Bappi Lahiri's gold jewellery. He calls Bappi Lahiri 'Maharani of Jaipur' for wearing heavy jewellery (Itna sona pehen rakha hai tumne, music director kum, Jaipur ki Maharani zyada laga rahe ho). 

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  • 9:49 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Vishal Dadlani: He will forever be a legend

    Singer-composer Vishal Dadlani shared a throwback picture with Bappi Lahiri from the sets of 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' and wrote, "Just heard about #BappiDa's demise. I'm stunned. He will forever be a legend, but more than that, he was a friend. We shared a mutual love & respect, & I'm grateful that VS were the first composers he sang for outside of his own songs."

     

  • 9:29 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Anupam Kher mourns the demise of Bappi Lahiri

    Veteran actor Anupam Kher mourned the demise of legendary composer and singer Bappi Lahiri. 

     

  • 9:28 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    'Today we lost another gem': Akshay Kumar

    Akshay Kumar 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."

     

     

  • 9:26 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    AR Rahman pays tribute

    AR Rahman tweeted, "#RIPBappida… Bappi Lahiri, the Disco King of Hindi cinema!"

     

     

  • 9:09 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Bappi Lahiri’s last onscreen appearance

    Bappi Lahiri, who is also fondly known as ‘Golden Man’ passed away at Mumbai's CritiCare hospital today. He was 69. The music composer and singer last appeared on Salman Khan's Bigg Boss 15 to promote the launch of his grandson Swastik’s new song, 'Baccha Party'. Swastik is the son of Bappi Lahiri’s daughter Rema Lahiri. On October 17, Salman Khan welcomed Bappi Lahiri on his show. For the introduction, the superstar revealed Bappi Da's real name 'Alokesh.'

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  • 8:48 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Ajay Devgn's post for Bappi Lahiri

    Ajay Devgn took to social media to mourn the demise of Bappi Lahiri. The actor tweeted, "Bappi Da was so endearing in person. But, his music had an edge."

     

  • 8:44 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Most popular hits of Bappi Lahiri

    Bappi Lahiri's career in the music industry spanned over fifty years and he was popularly called 'Disco King'. Apart from his music, Lahiri was also popular for his look. He always sported heavy gold jewellery. Born in Calcutta, West Bengal in 1952 into a family with a rich tradition in classical music, Lahiri began his career as a music director at the young age of 19. His parents trained him in every aspect of music. 

    Yaad Aa Raha Hai-- This is one of his most popular songs, sung by Amit Kumar and Lata Manegshkar for the film Love Story. 

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  • 8:30 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Hansal Mehta's tweet

    Filmmaker Hansal Mehta paid an emotional moving tribute to Bappi Lahiri. "Another legend gone. #BappiLahiri. Had the good fortune of working closely with him when I shot an ad for p&g and then when I worked with White Feather Films for @_SanjayGupta. Man of incredible melody and talent," he wrote. 

  • 8:26 AM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

    Popularly known as 'Bappi Da', several fans took to social media and paid tribute to the legendary singer. Expressing shock at the news, filmmaker Ashoke Pandit tweeted "Shocked to hear about the demise of rockstar #BappiLahiri ji. Can’t believe my next-door neighbour is no more. Your music will always remain in our hearts."