RIP Bappi Lahiri: When the disco king stole the show in this CRED ad - Watch video

He was 69 and breathed his last in the Criticare Hospital where he was admitted for certain post-Covid issues.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 09:38 AM IST
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Mumbai: Veteran singer-music director Bappi Lahiri -- who wielded the baton at the age of 17 -- passed away here late on Tuesday night, an official said.

He was 69 and breathed his last in the Criticare Hospital where he was admitted for certain post-Covid issues.

As we remember India's original disco king today, here is an quirky CRED ad featuring Lahiri which is sure to bring a smile on your face.

Watch Video here:

Born in West Bengal, Lahiri first composed music for a Bengali film 'Daadu' and launched his Bollywood career with a film, 'Nanha Shikari'.

He shot to global fame with his chartbusting music for "Disco Dancer" and the song 'Jimmy, Jimmy, Aaja, Aaja...", and later the superhit music for "Zakhmee", "Lahu Ke Do Rang".

Prominent Bollywood personalities have expressed shock and condoled the demise of Lahiri, who was fondly known as 'Bappi Da' in the industry.

With IANS Inputs.

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