Singer- composer Bappi Lahiri breaths his last on Wednesday. He popularised disco music in India in the 80s and 90s. The doctor treating him said that he has died following multiple health issues. His age was 69 at the time of his death. He was ailing for some time and died at CritiCare Hospital in Juhu, Mumbai, due to Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
“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,” Dr Deepak Namjoshi said to PTI.
The doctor also revealed the cause of death as Obstructive Sleep Apnea. “He died due to OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) shortly before midnight,” he said.
The statement issued by the family following the demise of the legend says, “It’s a deeply sad moment for us. The cremation will take on arrival of Bappa From LA tomorrow mid-morning, We are seeking love and blessings for his soul.” As per reports, the funeral will be held tomorrow at Pawanhans.
Bappi Lahiri delivered popular songs in several films of the late 1970s-80s like ‘Chalte Chalte’, ‘Disco Dancer’, and ‘Sharaabi’. His last Bollywood song titled Bhankas was for the 2020 film ‘Baaghi 3’.
The legendary singer passes away days after the death of legend Lata Mangeshkar and hours after the death of Bengali singing legend Sandhya Mukherjee.