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Amid his demise, Bappi Lahiri’s childhood picture with Lata Mangeshkar goes VIRAL!

Bappi Lahiri, known as “Disco King” in India, was born in 1952 in Calcutta, West Bengal, to a family with a long history in classical music. At the age of 19, he began his profession as a music director. I Am a Disco Dancer, Raat Baaki, Yaar Bina Chain Kahan Re, Bambai Se Aaya Mera Dost, Pag Ghoongroo, Tamma Tamma, Yaad Aa Raha Hai, and many others were among the songs he performed.

Bappi Lahiri died in Mumbai’s CritiCare Hospital at the age of 69. A childhood photo of the versatile singer with Lata Mangeshkar, who died on February 8, went popular on social media shortly after his death. While mourning Mangeshkar’s death, Bappi Lahiri shared a flashback snapshot of India’s nightingale on Instagram. He titled the precious photograph, ‘Maa.’


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When Bappi Lahiri died, he was 69 years old. Obstructive Sleep Apnea was the cause of his death. While the family waits for his musician-son Bappa Lahiri to come from the United States, singer Bappi Lahiri will be cremated on Thursday morning at Pawan Hans Crematorium, stated action director Mahendra Verma. His mortal remains are currently kept at his Juhu home.

Dr Deepak Namjoshi, who was treating the veteran musician told PTI “Lahiri had been admitted to the hospital for a month and was discharged on Monday (January 14). But his health deteriorated on Tuesday and his family called for a doctor to visit their home. He was brought to the hospital. He had multiple health issues. He died due to OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) shortly before midnight.”

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