Veteran Singer Bappi Lahiri passes away

Legendary singer-composer Bappi Lahiri passed away in a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday morning, news agency PTI reported.

According to reports, Bappi Lahiri was being treated for multiple illnesses and last night, he was brought to the hospital after his health deteriorated. The doctors tried to revive him but they failed.

Director of the hospital, Dr Deepak Namjoshi told PTI, “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.”

Known for his gold chains, the 69-year-old singer, last year was admitted to Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai after being diagnosed with Covid-19. However, he recovered after a few days and was discharged.

Bappi da had sang several hit songs including Chalte Chalte, Disco Dancer, Tune Maari Entriyaan, Asalaam-e-Ishqum and Sharaabi among others. His last Bollywood song was for the movie Baaghi 3 in 2020.

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