Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri, who popularised disco music in Indian cinema in the 80s and 90s, has died following multiple health issues, a doctor treating him said on Wednesday.
He was 69.
“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.
Lahiri was born into a Bengali Brahmin family in Jalpaiguri.
His parents, Aparesh Lahiri and Bansuri Lahiri, both were Bengali singers and musicians in classical music and Shyama Sangeet.
He was their only child.