Bappi Lahiri
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Lahiri in 2017
Background information
Birth nameAlokesh Lahiri
Born27 November 1952 (age 67)
Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India
OriginCalcutta, India
  • Singer
  • Composer
  • Actor
  • Record Producer
  • Musician
InstrumentsVocals, tabla, piano, drums, guitar, saxophone, bongosdholak
Years active1972–present
LabelsBL Sound, Saregama, Venus Records & Tapes, T-SeriesTips IndustriesUniversal Music Group, Abbey Road Studios, Planet LA Records

Alokesh “Bappi” Lahiri (born 27 November 1952) is an Indian singer, composer, dancer, politician, disco musician, actor and record producer. He popularized the use of synthesized disco music in Indian cinema and sang some of his own compositions. He has composed some songs for Prosenjit Chatterjee. He and Prosenjit had delivered major box office successes like Amar Sangi, Asha O Bhalobasha, Amar Tumi, Mandira, Badnam, Raktelekha and so. He was popular in the 1980s and 1990s with filmi soundtracks such as WardatDisco DancerNamak HalaalDance DanceCommandoSaahebGang LeaderSailaab and Sharaabi. Lahiri joined BJP in 2014. He was declared a BJP candidate from Srirampur in West Bengal for the 2014 Indian general election and lost.



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