Bappi Lahiri was a very famous and well-known singer, actually a classical singer, he was in fame in the 80’s and 90’s. He had sung many songs that also contributed to his own creations. He also used to compose songs and lines, he was also a recording producer. He was born on November 27th in 1952 in Sirajganj in Bangladesh which is now Jalpaiguri located in West Bengal. Until 2022 he was 69 years old and he is dead on 15th February 2022.
Bappi Lahiri’s Biography (wiki, age & family)
Bappi Lahiri’s full name was Alokesh Bappi Lahiri. Lahiri was born on November 27th in the year 1952 in the house of Aparesh Lahiri & Banshori Lahiri. Her mother was a popular lady as a celebrity because Kishore Kumar and S. Mukherjee Vansh were her relatives. He was born rich as his father was also a singer and his mother was a singer as well a classical dancer. He was married at an age of 25 on the 24th of January in the year 1977. He was married to Chitrani Lahiri. Their daughter’s Name is Rema Lahiri and their Son’s Name is Bappa Lahiri.
|Date of Birth||27 November 1952|
|Birth Place||Jalpaiguri, West Bengal|
|Date Of Death||16th February 2022|
|School Name||High School|
|College Name||Primary University|
|Father Name||Aparesh Lahiri|
|Mother Name||Bansuri Lahiri|
|Sister/Brother Name||Not Known|
|Children Name||Bappa Lahiri, Rema Lahiri|
|Source Of Income||Songs, Movies & TV Shows|
|Appeared In||Indian Singer & Politician|
|Net Worth, Salary||$4 million approx|
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Bappi Lahiri’s Education
When he was so young, he wanted to be popular at an international level despite being a national. It’s unbelievable that at the age of three he started playing the tabla. He had his studies in the Chetla Boys’ school and moreover, there is no information for his higher studies and graduation. Initially, Bappi has reached musicals from his parents only and after which he got his first exposure when he was 19 years old in a Bengali film Dadu in (1972).
Career of Bappi Lahiri
He went to Mumbai at an age of 19 to enter into Bollywood industry and his first-ever contribution telecasted is a Bengali film ‘Dadu’. And he finally made his debut in the year 1975 by composing music in a Bollywood film ‘Zakhmee’. It was the time he was started getting appreciated by almost every audience. After this, he never looked back and went to gain a hall of fame by composing music and singing songs. Especially in Bollywood movies, which was his avast hit of the time. Below is the list of some Bollywood movies, in which Lahiri had worked.
- Chalte chalte – 1976
- Disco dancer – 1982
- Namak halaal – 1982
- Sharabi – 1984
- Dharma karma – 1997
- Taxi no. 9211 – 2006
- The dirty picture – 2011
- Badrinath ki dulhania – 2017
These were all time Bollywood hitz songs contributed by Bappi Lahiri. Other than this he had sung many other songs as an album or performance and even in multi-languages also. He used to also sing in the languages like Kannada, Telugu and Oria. And thus he was also called a multi-talented singer.
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Some of his contributions in different languages are below.
- Kannada films
- Africadalli Sheela – 1986
- Krishna New Begane Baro – 1986
- Police matthu dada – 1991
- Guru 1989
- Telugu films
- Simhasanam – 1986
- State rowdy – 1989
- Rowdy inspector – 1992
- Punya Bhoomi naa – 1995
- Tamil films
- Apoorva Sahodarigal – 1983
- Padam vaanampadi – 1985
- Kizhakku Africavil Sheela – 1987
So these songs were by Bappi Lahiri, which rocked the audience and Bappi Lahiri was appreciated widely. Other than composing and singing songs, Bappi Lahiri was working as a dubbing artist too and in 2016 he was dubbing in an animated film ‘Moana’ as ‘Tomaatoa’ in Hindi. Other than this he was also Dubbed in ‘Kingsman 2: The golden circle’ which was released in 2017. He dubbed in the Hindi language in Elton Joh’s Character.
He thus went contributed in every possible measure and earned his fame. His all-time greatest achievement is that he had been awarded the Guinness World record book for doing 33 films in a year. He also had won a lot of awards and prizes in his life.
The physical appearance of Bappi Lahiri
|Age||69 Years [Died]|
|Height (Approx.)||In centimeters- 163 cm approx
In meters- 1.63 m
In Feet Inches-5.4
|Weight (Approx.)||In Kilograms- 83kg approx
In Pounds- 175 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Bappi Lahiri’s wife
He was married at an age of 25 on the 24th of January in the year 1977. He was married to Chitrani Lahiri. Their daughter’s Name is Rema Lahiri and their Son’s Name is Bappa Lahiri.
Bappi Lahiri’s Net worth
On average his monthly income was 20 to 25 lakhs and according to the year 2022, his estimated net value of money is approx INR 22 Crore.
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