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Lead singer Buppi Lahari, 69, died in Mumbai on Tuesday night.

Lead singer Buppi Lahari, 69, died in Mumbai on Tuesday night.

Lead singer Buppi Lahari, 69, died in Mumbai on Tuesday night.

Many are familiar with the trademark gold chain and sunglasses he wears for his fortune, and his songs are most famous for films from the 70s and 80s.

Bappi Lahari, the singer who popularized disco music in India, died on Wednesday the 16th due to various health problems, doctors treating him said. He is 69 years old.

Buppi Lahari was hospitalized for a month and was discharged on Monday, but was taken back to the hospital on Tuesday with declining health, he died of a number of health problems, most notably OSA (obstructive sleep apnea), doctors said.
Buppi Lahari became world famous with his songs Chalte Chalte, Disco Dancer, Jimmy Jimmy Aaja Aaa … and later super hit music for Jakmi and Laho Ke Do Pung in the 1970s and 1980s films.

Born in 1952 in Kolkata, West Bengal, Buppi became close to music at an early age when his father Aparesh Lahari and mother Bansari Lahiri became musicians. He started playing the tabla when he was 3 years old, after which he still grew up.

Buppi Lahari has a wife, two children and his last song was Bhankas sung for Baaghi 3 which came out in 2020. Buppi Lahari recently came to the Bigg Boss show hosted by Salman Khan for his grandson album song promotion.

Bollywood celebrities have expressed shock over the death of Lahari, popularly known as “Buppy Da” in the industry. AR Rahman mourns the death of Buppi Lahari … #RIPbappida … Hindi movie disco king Buppi Lahari tweeted.

The Prime Minister of the country Narendra Modi also embraced the music of Shri Bappi Lahari ji and expressed different emotions. For generations people have been associated with his writings, expressing sympathy for his death.

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