The Indian music industry has lost one of its most influential and leading music directors, Bappi Lahiri, who passed away on Thursday, 4th of June 2021 after suffering from cardiac arrest. He was 69 years old.
Music Director Bappi Lahiri Passes Away
Bappi Lahiri, the renowned music director and singer, passed away on Thursday, 4th of June 2021 after suffering from cardiac arrest. He was 69 years old. He is survived by his wife and two sons, Bappa and Bappa Lahiri.
Life and Career of Bappi Lahiri
Bappi Lahiri was born on 27th of November 1952 in Calcutta. He was the son of Banaras Lahiri, who was also a well-known music director in the film industry. Bappi Lahiri started his career in the film industry as a musician in the early 1970s and soon rose to fame with his unique music style. He became a leading music director in the film industry and composed music for more than 500 films in his career. He also worked in several regional films and won several awards for his work.
Notable Achievements of Bappi Lahiri
Bappi Lahiri was one of the most influential and successful music directors in the film industry. He won several awards for his work, including the National Film Award for Best Music Direction for the film “Disco Dancer” in 1982. He also won the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for the films “Disco Dancer” and “Chalte Chalte” in 1983.
Influence of Bappi Lahiri on Music Industry
Bappi Lahiri was known for his unique style of music and his ability to blend different genres of music. He was one of the pioneers of disco music in India and his music was deeply rooted in the Indian culture. He also had a deep influence on the Indian film industry and was credited with introducing a new style of music.
Tributes Paid to Bappi Lahiri
Bappi Lahiri’s death has left the Indian film industry in shock and many celebrities have paid tribute to him. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, paid tribute to him on Twitter and wrote: “I am deeply saddened by the demise of Bappi Lahiri ji. He was a great musician, who gave us some of the most memorable compositions. My condolences to his family and his countless admirers.