Bappi Lahiri News
Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava started working when he was a teenager. He had to claw his way in and find his feet as a composer.
It takes courage to be Bappi Lahiri, the odd one out in showbiz, among the immaculately attired who dare not repeat clothes and accessories.
While Bappi Lahiri copied, or as we politely allege, lifted quite liberally, and at a time when woke social media was not around to cancel him, he remains original in doing so.
Bappi Lahiri and Usha Uthup collabs are gifts that keep on giving; here's what made the two a dream disco pair
Together, singer Usha Uthup and composer Bappi Lahiri aligned their sartorial senses and musical acumen to create the most timeless parts of both their discographies.
"Our home was an open house. Anyone could drop in anytime. My father would offer his hospitality 24/7. So many struggling singers and musicians came home for meals whenever they wanted," says Bappa Lahiri.
In even the smallest of films, Bappi Lahiri springs a serene, sonorous surprise such as 'Pyar Manga Hai Tumhi Se' in a 1978 non-starter called College Girl.
Bappi Lahiri was laid to rest today, 17 February in Mumbai.
Bappi Lahiri's unconventional music was gateway to spaces small-town India could neither afford nor dream of
Bappi Lahiri taught an identity crisis-struck small-town India that our language could still be learned and shouted at the top of my voice, like the imported existentialism of Western music.
Alka Yagnik recalls her 'caring elder brother' Bappi Lahiri: 'He always had a good word for everyone'
Alka Yagnik on Bappi Lahiri | 'I will always remember him as the sweetest, warmest and most loving man ever'
Rajesh Roshan remembers his contemporary Bappi Lahiri: 'His demise is a big loss to the film industry'
Rajesh Roshan on the 'most stylish music director,' Bappi Lahiri: 'He gave us several extraordinary superhits which even today enthrall and move us'
It was not just Bappi da's music that made millions love him. He was adored for much more, and besides his music, his sartorial choices, his jokes and his warmth endeared him to millions
Bappi Lahiri is the undisputed King of Disco, but his mastery over synth and percussion stands as unparalleled
While RD Burman and Laxmikant-Pyarelal are frequently considered among the earliest users of synth, Bappi Lahiri stands out in his ability to use mechanised music in a manner that was far ahead of its time.
Pahlaj Nihalani remebers his long association with Bappi Lahiri: 'His music played a very important part in success of my films'
Producer Pahlaj Nihalani has a unique record of working uninterrupted with composer Bappi Lahiri from his first production Haathkadi in 1982 to Andaz in 1994
Some might object to Bappi Lahiri's music being referred to as an ‘aesthetic,' thinking that aesthetic is only for highbrow songs. Why do we deride joy so much? Is joy not an integral part of the listening experience?
Bappi Lahiri passes away: From Yaad Aa Raha Hai to Ooh La La, a playlist of singer’s greatest hits of all time
Bappi Lahiri is credited as a pioneer of synthesised disco music in Indian cinema during the 1970s to 1990s with songs like 'I am a disco dancer', 'Jimmy Jimmy', 'Intehaan ho gayi', 'Tamma Tamma Loge', 'Yaar bina chain kahan re', and 'Aaj rapat jaaye to', among others.
Bappi Lahiri's successful streak as the Disco King is a testament to his music's longevity, distinction
When Bappi Lahiri reflected back on his songs in an interview: "My songs never dated. I even sang for A R Rahman in Guru and Himesh Reshammiya in a film called Shortcut Romeo"
Doctors treating the veteran composer and singer said that he had been battling obstructive sleep apnea since 2021 and succumbed to the sleep disorder on Tuesday night
Bappi Lahiri's "music was all-encompassing, beautifully expressing diverse emotions. His lively nature will be missed by everyone," Narendra Modi tweeted on veteran's singer's demise
Bappi Lahiri died due to OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) shortly before midnight, Dr Deepak Namjoshi, director of the Mumbai hospital, told.