New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: Bappi Lahiri, India's 'Disco King' is known for giving music in more than 650 films in his career spanning 4 decades. He popularised the use of synthesized disco music in the Indian music industry during the 80s and ever since then there was no looking back for the composer. From Tamma Tamma to Ooh La la, you name the popular dancing song and it is all Bappi Lahiri's.
Fondly called Bappi Da, he is celebrating his 69th birthday today, Saturday. He was born in a family with a musical background as Bengali singer Aparesh Lahiri was his dad and musician-singer Bansari Lahiri was his mother.
He composed his first music for a Bengali Language movie named Daadu in the year 1972 and his first Hindi film composition was for the movie Nanha Shikari in the year 1973. Bappi da is considered the pioneer of disco beats in India, the legendary singer has given several hits in that domain.
Celebrating his birthday, here we have brought to you some of his evergreen songs that will get you grooving:
Tamma Tamma Loge - Thanedaar (1991)
Yaar Bina Chain Kaha Re- Saaheb (1999)
I Am A Disco Dancer- Disco Dancer (1982)
Raat Baaqi- Namak Halaal (1982)
Dede Pyaar De- Sharaabi (1984)
Ooh La La- The D*rty Picture (2011)
Yaad Aa Raha hai hai Tera Pyar -Disco Dancer (1982)
Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja -Disco Dancer(1982)
Hope this song list got you grooving. Here's wishing King of Disco a very Happy Birthday!
Posted By: Ashita Singh