Indian music arranger Bappi Lahiri, who was known for his awesome disco tunes and eye-getting design style, has kicked the bucket at 69 years old.
Lahiri, who recuperated from Covid in April last year, was in the medical clinic for as long as a month. He kicked the bucket on Tuesday.
Lahiri passed on Tuesday night at the CritiCare Hospital in Juhu.
He passed on because of OSA (obstructive rest apnea) instantly before 12 PM," Dr. Deepak Namjoshi, head of the medical clinic, told PTI.
Lahiri made melodies for a considerable length of time hit Bollywood flicks like Himmatwala, Sharaabi, Adventures of Tarzan, Dance, Satyamev Jayate, Shola Aur Shabnam, among others.
"Bappi Da, your voice was the reason for millions to dance, including me. Thank you for all the happiness you brought through your music," tweeted actor Akshay Kumar.
Affectionately known as "Bappi Da", Lahiri is credited for getting the disco ball turning in India.
Not just Hindi films, Lahiri was a popular name in the Bengali cinema too where he began his career with 1972 film "Daadu".
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