The coronavirus is spreading like wildfire in Mumbai. Many celebrities have taken ill and tested positive since the onset of the second wave. The latest one to test positive is the king of Indian pop Bappi Lahiri.
Bappi Lahiri is a well-known music composer had has given many hit songs in the 80s and 90s. People still go beserk when one of his songs is played.
Confirming the news of Lahiri testing positive. his spokesperson shared a media statement that reads, “Despite utmost precautions, unfortunately, Mr Bappi Lahiri has tested positive for COVID-19. He is under very good and expert care at the Breach Candy Hospital. Bappi dada’s family requests all those who came in contact with him in the recent past to get themselves tested as a precautionary measure.”
The statement also adds, “He seeks blessings and wishes of his fans, friends, and everyone from India and abroad. On behalf of Bappi Da, we are passing his message to all his well-wishers and fans to stay healthy, stay blessed.”
There is no word on how he is doing at the moment. We hope that Breach Candy Hospital will be taking good care of the singer.
Recently, Manoj Bajpayee, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ranbir Kapoor, Aamir Khan, R Madhavan and Kartik Aaryan too have tested positive for Coronavirus.
Bappi Lahiri was known for his great disco hits and some of his songs such as Yaad Aa raha, Tamma Tamma Loge, Yaar Bina Chain Kahan and Bankas are popular still. Apart from giveing some memorable songs in Hindi film insutry, he has also composed some memorable songs in Bengali as well.
We hope that Bappi Lahiri has a speedy recovery and he heads home soon.