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Bappi Lahiri Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Bappi Lahiri Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 95 kg
Date of Birth November 27, 1952
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Date of Death February 15, 2022

Bappi Lahiri was an Indian singer, composer, politician, actor, voice actor, and record producer who is known for popularizing the use of synthesized disco music in Indian cinema. Credited as the Disco King of India, he gained acclaim with his work in movies like Disco DancerAsha O Bhalobasha, MandiraSailaab, Namak Halaal, Amar SangeeInsaaf Main Karoongaa, Badnam, Amar PremSharaabi, Aamar TumiSaaheb, Gang LeaderDance Dance, MaqsadRaktelekha, MasterjiNaya Kadam, Wardat, CommandoSuraag, Aaj Ka Arjun, BewafaiShubh Mangal Zyada SaavdhanBadrinath Ki DulhaniaThe Dirty PictureMain Aur Mr. RiightChandni Chowk to ChinaBaaghi 3C KkompanyKasam Paida Karne Wale Ki, Dil Ke Jharoke MainGeetanjaliZindagi Ek JuaaNumbri AadmiAaj Ke Shahenshah, TohfaLove in MandyaKrishna Nee Begane Baro, and Armaan. Bappi Lahiri received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Filmfare Awards.

Born Name

Alokesh Lahiri

Nick Names

Bappi, Bappi Da, Disco King of India

Bappi Lahiri during a recording session
Bappi Lahiri during a recording session (Arthurm84 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Age

He was born on November 27, 1952.

Died

On February 15, 2022, Bappi Lahiri passed away due to a lung infection caused by obstructive sleep apnea at the age of 69 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India

Residence

He resided in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Bappi Lahiri received musical training from his parents.

Occupation

Singer, Composer, Politician, Actor, Record Producer, Voice Actor

Family

  • Father – Aparesh Lahiri (Bengali singer and musician in classical music and Shyama Sangeet)
  • Mother – Bansuri Lahiri (Bengali singer and musician in classical music and Shyama Sangeet)
  • Siblings – He was an only child.
  • OthersKishore Kumar (Maternal Uncle) (Playback Singer, Actor), Chandrani Mukherjee (Sister-In-Law) (Playback Singer)

Genre

Bollywood, Disco

Instruments

Vocals, Tabla, Piano, Drum, Guitar, Saxophone, Bongos, Dholak

Labels

BL Sound, Saregama, Venus Records & Tapes, T-Series, Tips Industries, Universal Music Group, Abbey Road Studios, Planet LA Records

Build

Large

Bappi Lahiri as seen while posing for the camera
Bappi Lahiri as seen while posing for the camera (Arthurm84 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

95 kg or 209.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Bappi Lahiri had dated –

  1. Chitrani Lahiri – He was married to Chitrani Lahiri and they had 2 children – a son named Bappa Lahiri and a daughter named Rema Lahiri. Their son, Bappa, married Taneesha Lahiri and they had a son named Krishh Lahiri.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Bappi Lahiri was of Bengali Brahmin descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Signature look that consisted of gold chains, golden embellishments, velvety cardigans, and sunglasses
  • Imposing physique

Brand Endorsements

He had done endorsement work for brands such as 7 UpCRED, and others.

Bappi Lahiri as seen while performing live on stage in a concert in Littleton, Massachusetts in 2012
Bappi Lahiri as seen while performing live on stage in a concert in Littleton, Massachusetts in 2012 (dwaipayanc / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Bappi Lahiri Facts

  1. He was 3 years old when he started playing tabla.
  2. For his work in the 1984 comedy-drama film Sharaabi, Bappi Lahiri won the Filmfare Award for “Best Music Director” in 1985.
  3. In the year 1986, he entered the Guinness Book of World Records for recording over 180 songs for 33 films.
  4. In 2014, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Rajnath Singh and was declared a BJP candidate from Sreerampur (Lok Sabha constituency) in West Bengal for the 2014 Indian general election. However, Bappi Lahiri lost to Kalyan Banerjee of All India Trinamool Congress.
  5. In the Hindi-dubbed version of Disney’s 2016 3D computer-animated musical fantasy adventure film Moana, Bappi Lahiri provided vocals to the character of Tamatoa, a giant, villainous, treasure-hoarding coconut crab.
  6. He breathed his last at 11:45 pm in Juhu’s Criticare Hospital.

Featured Image by Arthurm84 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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