Bappi Lahiri

  • Bappi Lahiri plays the Pied Piper, charms voters with his singing 08-04-2014 02:33 PM

    Sreerampur: Sporting his trademark chunky gold chains and sunglass, the man croons in his inimitable voice 'De De Pyar De, De De vote de'. The hit song is chorused by the crowds. Much like his chart busting songs, BJP candidate, music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri's road shows are a...
  • Salman Khan, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle to campaign for Bappi Lahiri? 02-04-2014 05:52 PM

    Kolkata: Thanks to the star-spangled nominations by top political parties, West Bengal is set to witness a Bollywood extravaganza during the election campaign. Famed music composer Bappi Lahiri, contesting the Lok Sabha polls on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket, is likely to bring in Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and...
  • LS polls: Bappi Lahiri wants to sing his way to Parliament 01-04-2014 10:59 AM

    Singing some of his hit numbers like 'Ooh la la la' and 'I am a disco dancer' in his poll campaign, Bappi Lahiri is using his music to seek votes as a BJP candidate. As he moves around the streets of the Serampore Lok Sabha constituency, 22 km away from...
  • I will make lotus bloom in every household: BJP candidate Bappi Lahiri 27-03-2014 07:50 PM

    Music composer Bappi Lahiri who is the BJP's candidate from Sreerampur in West Bengal is confident that he would be able to "make lotus blossom in every household in my constituency". ...
  • Sriramulu features in BJP's seventh list, Bappi Lahiri gets Srerampur 21-03-2014 09:35 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday released its seventh list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. The controversial candidature of B Sriramulu featured in BJP's latest list. He has been given a ticket from Bellary in Karnataka. Musician Bappi Lahiri who recently joined the BJP will be...
  • Bappi Lahiri appointed as UNESCO Nepal's goodwill ambassador 22-02-2014 12:45 PM

    Kolkata: Popular music director Bappi Lahiri has been appointed the goodwill ambassador of UNESCO Nepal's 'Education For All' in a unique honour. The Chief Patron of National Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Association of Nepal, Vinod Khetawat, said he appreciated the hit song maker's gesture. "We feel Bappi Lahiri's...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on Bappi Lahiri over joining the BJP 09-02-2014 12:42 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes a jibe at music director Bappi Lahiri saying Modi wave attracted one 'large' person, the disco king. ...
  • Watch: Bappi Lahiri sings at Narendra Modi's Kolkata rally 05-02-2014 11:50 PM

    Music composer and singer Bappi Lahiri, who recently joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, sang 'I love BJP' at Narendra Modi's rally in Kolkata on Wednesday. ...
  • Music director Bappi Lahiri joins BJP ahead of Lok Sabha polls 31-01-2014 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: Music director and singer Bappi Lahiri on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of Lok Sabha elections. Lahiri met BJP President Rajnath Singh in the evening at Delhi headquarters. Kolkata born Bappi Lahiri has been living in Mumbai for over 40 years. It is not yet clear...
  • Music director Bappi Lahiri may join BJP today: Sources 31-01-2014 12:28 PM

    New Delhi: In 2004, the ruling BJP had inducted dozens of film stars and other personalities from the entertainment industry into the party just ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. But the party suffered a shocking defeat and lost power at the Centre. Stars failed to ensure another victory for...
  • Bappi Da ka gaan: Happy birthday and thank you for these awesome tracks 27-11-2013 12:08 PM

    New Delhi: If there is one music composer in the Hindi film industry who should be credited for bringing western trends and music styles to Bollywood, it's Bappi Lahiri. There are contrasting opinions about Bappi Da's creative process, but one thing that nobody can doubt is that Bappi Lahiri was...
  • Bappi Lahiri's 'Yaar bina chain kahan' revived for 'Main Aur Mr Riight' 07-10-2013 04:16 PM

    Mumbai: Music composer Bappi Lahiri's hit 'Yaar bina chain kahan' picturised on Anil Kapoor and Amrita Singh in the film 'Saaheb' is being recreated in upcoming film 'Main Aur Mr Riight'. The film produced by Pooja Gujral and directed by Adeeb Rais is a romantic comedy that will mark the...
  • Happy birthday Bappi Lahiri: Disco King turns 60 27-11-2012 03:34 PM

    When Alokesh Lahiri arrived in Bombay in 1969, all of 17, he had two things that helped him with the daunting challenge he faced in the industry of giants such as SD Barman, OP Nayyar and Kalyanji-Anandji - a solid training from his musician father and ambition the size of...
  • 'It's Rocking - Dard-E-Disco' Review: Avoidable 10-11-2012 11:29 AM

    Cast: Akshay Kapoor, Aryeman Ramsay, Sneha Ullal, Bappi Lahiri, Sharat Saxena, Rituparna Sengupta Director: Ashok Tyagi Sometimes you wonder, what could have inspired the makers to come up with a rudderless film like Its Rocking: Dard-E-Disco. The film lacks theme, lucidity and punch. The basic storyline revolves around two brothers...
  • Dard-E-Disco: Bappi Lahiri to make his acting debut 05-11-2012 06:56 PM

    New Delhi: Bappi Lahiri, the 'Oh la la' composer is all set to make his acting debut with Dhumketu Punatar's 'It's Rocking...Dard-E-Disco'. The film will hit the screens on November 9, 2012. Bappi Lahiri will be seen as Disco King in the movie. Apart from Bappi Da, Rituparna Sengupta, Sneha...
  • 'The Dirty Picture' continues to rule the BO 06-12-2011 12:08 PM

    Mumbai: It wasn't very long ago when actress Neha Dhupia famously said that in India, only sex and Shah Rukh Khan sells. Since then Aamir and Salman's films have done much better than Shah Rukh Khan's. But looking at the opening weekend's box office numbers of 'The Dirty Picture', one...
  • Vidya performs at music launch of 'The Dirty Picture' 07-11-2011 09:05 AM

    Vidya Balan performed to one of the hit tracks of 'The Dirty Picture' during the film's music launch. ...