Bappi Lahiri hindi Biography


Bappi Lahiri is a renowned music composer as well as a playback singer in the Hindi music industry. He sang as a playback singer for some of his own compositions. He made his debut as a composer for the Bollywood film Nanha Shikari in 1973. He made his mark as a playback singer in Shomu Mukherjee's Hindi film, Zakhmee (1975), and this firmly established him as a talented composer and singer. He was the first to innovatively use disco music in Indian movies with an Indian flavour. He used it in many 1980s movies such as Disco Dancer, Namak Halaal and Sharaabi. Bappi also composed popular hits like 'Chalte Chalte Mere Yeh Geet Yaad Rakhna' and 'Pyar Manga Hai Tumhi Se'. Many of his songs were sung by the legendary Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle, besides Usha Uthup. He was inspired a lot by western music and this was seen in his work like 'Dil Tha Akela' from Suraksha (inspired by "Hasta Mañana" by Abba), 'Jeena Bhi Kya Hai Jeena' from Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki (inspired by Michael Jackson’s Billy Jean), 'Tera Mera Pehla Yaarana' from Shart (picked up from Karma Chameleon by Culture Club), 'Koi Yahan Nache Nache' (similar to Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles), 'Jimmy Jimmy' (inspired by T'es OK, T'es Bath by Ottawan) from Disco Dancer, 'Hari Om Hari' from Pyara Dushman (identical to One Way Ticket by Eruption) and 'Zubi Zubi' from the movie, 'Dance Dance' (similar to Brother Louie by Modern Talking).

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