Bappi Lahiri, who had been in hospital for a month, where he was being treated for multiple health issues, died of sleep apnea on Tuesday night. The composer-singer is survived by his wife, son Bappa and daughter Rema. The composer will be cremated on Thursday
Bappa Lahiri with family at the Mumbai airport.
A statement from Bappi Lahiri's family read, "It's a deeply sad moment for us. Our beloved Bappi Da has left for heavenly abode last midnight. The cremation will take on arrival of Bappa From LA tomorrow mid-morning. We are seeking love and blessings for his soul."
Bappi Lahiri and his son Bappa collaborated on the soundtrack of 2013 Telugu film Action 3D.
- Music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri yesterday passed away at the age of 69 in Mumbai at the Criti Care hospital. He has been suffering from multiple health complications and Obstructive Sleep Apnea since many weeks.
- Bappi Lahiri’s son, Bappa Lahiri, has returned from the USA along with his wife and son to perform the iconic musician’s last rites. Lahiri's funeral will be held today at 10 am. In attendance for the funeral are Raja Mukherjee, Sharbani Mukherjee among many more celebrities.
- According to an official statement from the hospital, "Bappi Lahiri was suffering from OSA- Obstructive Sleep Apnea and recurrent chest infection. He was treated by Dr.Deepak Namjoshi. He was hospitalised in Criticare Hospital, Juhu for 29 days with this. He recovered well and was discharged home on 15 February. However, after a day at home, his health again deteriorated and he was brought back to Criticare hospital Juhu in a critical state and succumbed to his illness at about 11.45 pm. He suffered from a Covid infection last year. He had OSA for the last 1 year. He was admitted on multiple occasions to Criticare Hospital under treatment of Dr.Deepak Namjoshi and recovered on all occasions."
- Bappi Lahiri's last journey has begun. His son Bappa Lahiri arrived from Los Angeles and the final rites will be carried forward by him. A day ago, the family's statement read, "It’s a deeply sad moment for us. The cremation will take on the arrival of Bappa From LA tomorrow mid-morning. We are seeking love and blessings for his soul."
Bappi Lahiri and his son Bappa collaborated on the soundtrack of 2013 Telugu film Action 3D.Bappi Lahiri was best-known for delivering popular songs in several films of the late 1970s-80s like Chalte Chalte, Disco Dancer, and Sharaabi, to name a few. His last Bollywood song was titled Bhankas was for the 2020 film Baaghi 3, starring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor. The veteran singer also made an appearance during an episode of the last season of the TV reality show Bigg Boss 15, where he arrived as a guest along with his grandson Swastik ( son of Rema and Govind Bansal).In the recent years, Bappi Lahiri sang tracks like Bambai Nagariya from Taxi No 9211 (2006), Ooh La La from The Dirty Picture (2011) and Tune Maari Entriyaan from 2014 film Gunday. Other than Hindi cinema, Bappi Lahiri also gave music for films in Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Gujarati cinema. His last Bollywood song titled Bhankas was for the 2020 film Baaghi 3.