Happy birthday Bappi Da!

Yaad aa rahai hai tera pyaar
Kahan hum kahan tum
Huye tum kaha gum
Aa bhi jaa aa bhi jaa ek baar

Ring a bell? Yeah, this song is sung by none other than the legendary Bappi Da! Bappi Lahiri turns 61 today and we must say he is just as cool as he was decades ago.

Bappi Lahiri is a renowned music director known for his brilliant music composed during the 80′s and 90′s. Bappi da got his big break as a playback singer and music director in the film 1975 with the film Zakhmee. Bappi da not just sings in films but also has his own private albums. He is married and has two children.

He is most famous for his Disco music. he became the face behind Mithun Chakrobarty’s disco image. All this during the 80′s. Not just within Bollywood and India, Bappi Da gained immense popularity for his music even internationally. His music went viral all over and was he was internationally recognised.

Well what makes stand apart is his different dressing. His gold ornaments, or rather too many, and his dark goggles are something one cannot afford to miss.

Some of Bappi Da’s best compositions are in the films Disco Dancer, Guru, Himmatwalla etc.

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