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Bappi Lehri Passes Away

Bappi Lahiri, a singer-composer, died on Tuesday, aged 69. Bappi Lahiri, a singer and composer, died on Tuesday in Mumbai at 69. He had been ill and then died of Obstructive Sleep Apnea at CritiCare Hospital in Juhu, Mumbai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, celebrities Ajay Devgn and Akshay Kumar, and musician AR Rahman were among those who paid respect to Lahiri. 

Official Statement

The family of the late composer made an official statement announcing that his funeral would be held on Thursday. The statement read, “It’s a deeply sad moment for us. The cremation will take place on the arrival of Bappa (his son) from Los Angeles tomorrow mid-morning. We are seeking love and blessings for his soul. We will keep you updated. “ The statement was signed by his wife Chitrani Lahiri, children Bappa Lahiri and Rema Lahiri and Gobind Bansal.

 The expiry time and date

Bappi Lahiri was sent to CritiCare Hospital in January for a chest infection and obstructive sleep apnea, according to hospital director Dr Deepak Namjoshi. He was hospitalized for 29 days, comprising 18 days in the intensive care unit. He later made a full recovery, with his parameters remaining constant while undergoing pulmonary rehabilitation. On Monday, February 14, he was released from the military. He stayed at home for approximately one and a half days before his health began to deteriorate and his family contacted us, so an ambulance was dispatched to his home. He arrived at 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, critically ill. It was attempted to revive him, but he died around 11:40 – 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

Upon testing positive for the covid in 2021, the singer was taken to the Breach Candy hospital’s ICU as a preventive measure. It was claimed that the singer had lost his voice following that year.

The singer, famous as Bappi da and had enormous popularity in the 1980s and 1990s, is most known for introducing disco music to the Indian public. His works on movies like Disco Dancer, Dance Dance, Namak Halaal, and Commando earned him the moniker of “Disco King.”

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