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Your music will live on forever: Fans pay tribute to Bappi Lahiri, the Disco King of Bollywood

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Mumbai, Feb 16: Veteran musician-composer singer Bappi Lahiri breathed his last due to multiple health issues at CritiCare Hospital on Tuesday night (February 15) in Mumbai. He was 69. Lahiri popularised disco music in India in the 80s and 90s.

Your music will live on forever: Fans pay tribute to Bappi Lahiri, the Disco King of Bollywood

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.

Bappi Lahiri was suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea and recurrent chest infection. He was hospitalised in Criticare Hospital, Juhu for 29 days with this. He recovered well & was discharged home on Feb 15," said his doctor Dr Deepak Namjoshi.

"However, after a day at home, his health again deteriorated and he was brought back to Criticare hospital in a critical state & succumbed to his illness at about 11.45 pm. He suffered from Covid infection last year. He had OSA for the last 1 year," he added.

Known as the 'Disco King', the 69-year-old had a huge fan following in India and abroad. As soon as the news broke, the twitter was flooded with condolence messages as fans paid their tribute to their favourite singer.

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