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Bappi Lahiri Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 20, 2022

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Short Biography

Bappi Lahiri was born on 27-11-1952 in Jalpaiguri in the state of West Bengal, India. He was an Indian Composer, Musician, Music Director, Film Score Composer, Singer, Record Producer & Film Actor who was known for his work in Bollywood, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada & Gujarati cinema.


Other Name: Alokesh Lahiri, Alokesh Aparesh Lahiri, Bappi Aparesh Lahiri, Bappi Daa, Disco King of India
Other Professions: Musician Music Director Film Score Composer Singer Record Producer Film Actor
Appearance: Bollywood Bengali Telugu Tamil Kannada Gujarati

Bappi Lahiri Complete Bio & Career

Born as Alokesh Lahiri, Bappi Lahiri was a popular music director, singer, and record producer from India. He had said to have popularized the use of synthesized disco, dance music in Indian cinema music.
 
He came from a family with a musical background and his parents trained him initially in music. He began playing the tabla when he was 3 years old. He moved to Mumbai in order to pursue a career in music. His first venture as a music composer was the Bengali movie ‘Dadu’. His first Bollywood film as a composer was Nanha Shikari. However, the film ‘Zakhmee’ proved to be a breakthrough in his career. Further, Chalte Chalte also earned him recognition as a music director. Later in the 80s, he added the popular disco element to the film music in Bollywood movies like Sahhas, Pyara Dushman, Armaan, Wardat, and others. His collaboration with Mithun Chakraborthy’s music was greatly popular across the country. Especially the music for Disco Dancer went viral during the time. His name was recorded in the Guinness Book of World records for recording over 180 songs in the year 1986. He had rendered over 5000 compositions for about 500 films in his career. He had also composed music for a couple of Bangladeshi films.
 
He was well-versed with instruments like piano, guitar, tabla, bongos, saxophone, and dholak. He had also contested for the Lok Sabha General elections in 2014 from Srirampur constituency and faced defeat.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Bappi Lahiri died at the age of 69 at CritiCare Asia Multispeciality Hospital, Mumbai due to a lung infection.

DEATHDAY 15 February,2022 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra
DEATH COUNTRY India

Bappi Lahiri Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a film score composer father Aparesh Lahiri and a musician mother Bansari Lahiri. He had no sibling. On 24-01-1977, he married film producer Chitrani Lahiri. The couple had two children including a son named Bappa Lahiri (musician) and a daughter named Rema Lahiri.

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Chetla Boys' High School, Kolkata
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Dancing, Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Bllywood Film (as a music composer) - Nanha Shikari (1973)
Bengali Film (as a music composer) - Daadu (1974)
Salary INR 8-10 Lakhs Per Song
Net Worth USD 3 Million (approx)
Official Website https://www.bappilahiri.com
Best Known for Disco Dancer and Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy

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Favorite Color Blue, Black
Favorite Player Cristiano Ronaldo
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actress Meena Kumari , Madhubala
Favorite Actor Dilip Kumar
Favorite Movie Mughal-E-Azam (1960)
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar , Kishore Kumar
Favorite Place Dubai
Favorite Dress Pant Shirt with Jacket or Coat
Favorite Accessories Gold Chains

Bappi Lahiri Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Bappi Lahiri was 69 years 2 months & 18 days old age.