Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Bappi Lahiri


How Jimmy Jimmy, now an anthem in China against Xi's Zero Covid policy, has been feted globally

November 02, 2022 11:59 am

China is not new to 'Jimmy Jimmy', but its use as a protest song has never happened before. So, what explains the popularity of 'Jimmy Jimmy' in China, and the rest of the world?

Bappi Lahiri in Shanghai and the power of music

November 02, 2022 5:55 am

That the angry residents of a Chinese city found an outlet for their frustration in a Bappi Lahiri track is just another example of the immense capacity of music to contain multitudes -- of stories, meanings, experiences

When Amitabh Bachchan put an 'uncomfortable' Smita Patil at ease during Namak Halal: 'With a lot of personal persuasion...'

May 01, 2022 8:18 am

As the Prakash Mehra directorial Namak Halaal celebrates 40 years of its release, we go down the memory lane and revisit some unforgettable trivia about the 1982 Amitabh Bachchan movie.

Bappa Lahiri on what the family plans to do with Bappi Lahiri’s gold collection: 'We are going to preserve it...'

March 23, 2022 8:38 am

Bappi Lahiri, famous for popularising the disco sound in the country, passed away on February 15 this year at the age of 69. 

Disco King Bappi Lahiri's ashes immersed in Hooghly

March 04, 2022 9:18 am

Bappi Lahiri's son Bappa Lahiri, wife Chitrani and daughter Rema Lahiri took the ashes of the well-known music director and singer on its last journey,16 days after the Bollywood pop-music icon died.

Bappi Lahiri's prayer meet: Shraddha Kapoor, Ila Arun and others attend, daughter Rima Lahiri gets emotional

February 23, 2022 7:54 pm

Composer-singer Bappi Lahiri passed away earlier this month due to obstructive sleep apnea.

Bappi Lahiri's son Bappa rejects Sleep Apnoea diagnosis, says his dad's 'heart just stopped'

February 24, 2022 8:46 am

Bappi Lahiri's son Bappa Lahiri said that he believes his father's 'heart stopped' before he died, and that he didn't have a 'breathing issue'.

Bappi Lahiri taught a generation that music could be loads of fun

February 20, 2022 2:08 pm

He is one of the rare composers who is instantly recognisable. He showed that depth can be achieved even with a lightness of touch

Explained: Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, the medical condition which has been in spotlight since Bappi Lahiri’s death

February 23, 2022 10:40 am

OSA is a disorder in which a person's breathing stops and starts repeatedly in their sleep. It can lead to heart attacks and strokes due to depleted oxygen levels.


RIP Bappi Lahiri: Pictorial tribute to the 'Disco King’

February 16, 2022 9:52 am

Bappi Lahiri is no more. Ace composer-singer passed away in Mumbai hospital.

Sonam Kapoor, Tiger Shroff, Sonakshi Sinha at Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan's grand Diwali bash

November 13, 2015 2:37 pm

The party continued at Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya's residence on Wednesday evening, (November 11) as guests including Sophie Choudry, Tiger Shroff, Shilpa Shetty, Asin, Sonam Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha flooded in for the celebrations.

Congress candidates Sanjay Nirupam, Madhusudan Mistry hold roadshows in respective constituencies

April 18, 2014 9:31 pm

Actress Divya Dutta joined Congress candidate Sanjay Nirupam in an election campaign rally at Borivili.