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Indian music composer Bappi Lahiri, who was known for his disco tunes and gleaming gold chains and bracelets, has died at the age of 69. He passed away Tuesday night at the CritiCare Hospital in Juhu, India. He was suffering from multiple health issues.

According to Times of India, a source at the hospital said,” 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 OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) shortly before midnight,” the source added.

Fondly known as “Bappi Da”, he composed songs for several hit Bollywood films. Indian as well as Pakistani stars have mourned his death, with many remembering their favourite songs.



He was recognised for composing songs for movies including Disco Dancer, Himmatwala, Sharaabi, Adventures of Tarzan, Dance Dance, Satyamev Jayate, Commando, Aaj Ke Shahenshah, Thanedaar, Numbri Aadmi and Shola Aur Shabnam. His last Bollywood song was Bhankas for the film Baaghi 3 in 2020.


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