Renowned music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri breathed his last at CritiCare Hospital in Mumbai today, February 16. He was 69.
Dr Deepak Namjoshi, director of CritiCare hospital, told a news agency. “Lahiri had been admitted to the hospital for a month and was discharged on Monday. 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 obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) shortly before midnight,”
His family has released an official statement after Bappi Lahiri’s demise. His funeral will take place on Thursday after the arrival of his son Bappa from the US. The official statement read, “It’s a deeply sad moment for us. Our beloved Bappi Da has left for heavenly abode last midnight. The cremation will take place on the arrival of Bappa From LA tomorrow mid-morning. We are seeking love and blessings for his soul. We will keep you updated. – Mrs .Lahiri, Mr.Gobind Bansal, Bappa Lahiri, Rema Lahiri.”
Bappi Lahiri delivered popular songs in several movies like ‘Sharaabi’, ‘Disco Dancer’, and ‘Chalte Chalte’.