Feb 16, 2022

Bappi Lahiri no more!

Indian musician Bappi Lahiri, considered to be the king of disco music in Hindi cinema, has died at a hospital in Mumbai, India, Indian media reports.

Lahiri was a musician who took Indian cinema in a new direction in the 70s and 80s with the film Disco Dancer which was considered as an experiment that transcended the traditional music style of Hindi cinema at that time.

Considered a pioneer in blending new musical genres into Hindi cinema, Buppi Lahiri's new genre of music led to the film Disco Dancer breaking many records.

‍Buppi Lahiri is a father of two and was sixty-nine years old at the time of his death.