Bappi Lahiri Passes Away | Disco King of Bollywood dies at 69

Bappi Lahiri Passes Away: Singer-songwriter Bappi Lahiri passed away on Tuesday at the age of 69 in Mumbai. He was terminally ill and died at CritiCare Hospital in Juhu, Mumbai, due to Obstructive Sleep Apnea. People from all walks of life have honored Lahiri, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, actors Ajay Devgn and Akshay Kumar and composer AR Rahman.


An official statement issued by the family of the deceased composer announced that his funeral would be on Thursday. The statement read, “It is a very sad time for us. The cremation will take place some time after Bappa (his son) arrives from Los Angeles tomorrow morning.

We seek the love and blessings of his soul. We will keep you informed. The statement was signed by his wife Chitrani Lahiri, Gobind Bansal, children Bappa Lahiri and Rema Lahiri.



CritiCare hospital director Dr Deepak Namjoshi said, “In January, Bappi Lahiri was admitted to hospital with asthma and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. He was admitted here for 29 days, including 18 days in the ICU. He was recovering well and his condition was stable and he was receiving lung treatment. On Monday, February 14, he was released.

He stayed home for about a day and a half, his health began to decline, and his family called us, so we hurried to his place of residence with an ambulance. He was present around 11:30 on Tuesday night, and most importantly, we tried to resuscitate him, but he eventually died around 11:40 – 11:45 pm Tuesday night.

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