Bappi Lahiri, one of the famous music composers of Bollywood, has created some popular song number for Hindi movies over the past few decades. He is specially remembered for introducing disco music in Bollywood industry. Bappi Lahiri ruled the 1980s era in Bollywood through his unforgettable tunes and rhythms. Apart from composing music, Bappi Lahiri has also sung a couple of his own composition that were used in Hindi movies. Some of the musical hits of Bappi Lahiri are from the movies Sharaabi, Disco Dancer and Namak Halaal.
Genre of Bappi Lahiri: Bappi Lahiri has set a trademark of his own in Bollywood. He introduced a new trend in Hindi disco music with a touch of Bollywood which was immensely loved by his fans. Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle are the two musical maestros who did playback for most of the songs composed by Bappi Lahiri. Usha Uthup also did a few playbacks for his compositions. Bappi Lahiri is also known for introducing Vijay Benedict and Alisha Chinoy in Bollywood. Bappi Lahiri has also done great compositions with a different mood in songs like `Ke Pag Ghungroo Baandh Meera Nachi Thi`, `Chalte Chalte Mere Yeh Geet Yaad Rakhna` and `Pyar Manga Hai Tumhi Se`.
Hits from Bappi Lahiri: Here is a list of some major Bollywood movies with compositions of Bappi Lahiri that remained hit for weeks at the box office.
- Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki
- Pyara Dushman
- Disco Dancer,
- Zindagi Ek Jua
- Dance Dance
- Justice Chaudary
- Film Hi Film
Personal life of Bappi Lahiri: Bappi Lahiri first came to Mumbai at the age of 19 years. He emerged as a music composer in the Nanha Shikari released in 1973. The major break to his career came when he composed music for the film Zakhmee released in 1975 and directed by Tahir Husain. He also did playback in this movie. After the release of the songs of his next movie Chalte Chalte there was no turning back for Bappi Lahiri. Almost all the songs composed by him became smash hit and won the heart of his fans. Bappi Lahiri is married to Chitrani and have a son called Bappa and a daughter called Rema.
Some of the popular songs by Bappi Lahiri:
- Jeena Bhi Kya Hai Jeena (Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki)
- Yaar Bina Chain Kaha Re (Saheb)
- Yaad Aa Raha Hai (Disco Dancer)
- Bambai Se Aaya Mera Dost ( Aap ki khatir)
- Pyar Chahiye Mujhe Jeene Ke Liye (Manokamna)
- Tu Mujhe Jaan Se Bhi Pyaraa hai (Wardat)
- Tera Mera Pehla Yaarana (Shart)
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