BAPPI LAHIRI

  • 'O Ole Ole'! Is it rap? Is it pop? Is it poetry? Listen to Bappi Lahiri sing his latest World Cup football song June 17, 2014

    Rhythm is football, beat is football, action is football. And the world loves football. Singer Bappi Lahiri has come up with a new song dedicated to the mania gripping the world right now of World Cup football. ...
  • Confident of making history in Serampore: Kalyan Banerjee April 30, 2014

    Trinamool Congress candidate from Kalyan Banerjee who is contesting from Serampore constituency in West Bengal said that people are satisfied with the work he has done and he is confident of making history in his constituency. Other side, Bappi Lahiri who is also contesting from Serampore on the BJP ticket...
  • WB: Tough competition between BJP, TMC in Sreerampur April 30, 2014

    The BJP has fielded musicianturnedpolitician Bappi Lahiri in Sreerampur where he faces the incumbent Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee. ...
  • LS polls: 82 per cent voting registered in West Bengal April 30, 2014

    Kolkata: A voter turnout of nearly 82 per cent was recorded in nine Lok Sabha seats in the third leg of the fivephase elections in West Bengal till 6 pm on Wednesday. "On an average 81.35 per cent of the voters cast their votes till 6.00 pm in the nine constituencies...
  • Bappi Lahiri banks on Modi wave against TMC in Seerampore April 29, 2014

    Sreerampur: Amongst the seats which the BJP is seriously eyeing in Bengal, Sreerampur in Hooghly happens to be one of them and could well end up becoming one of the trump cards of the party. The BJP has fielded musicianturnedpolitician Bappi Lahiri in Sreerampur where he faces the incumbent Trinamool...
  • SMTM: Rs 46.5 lakh jewellery among Bappi Lahiri's Rs 11.9 crore assests April 28, 2014

    Singer turned politician Bappi Lahiri owns assests and cash worth Rs 11.9 crore. The BJP candidate from Serampore has cash reserves of Rs 32,000 while his investments and bank deposits are valued at Rs 15.6 lakh. He and his wife have jewellery worth Rs 46.5 lakh. ...
  • Yami Gautam: Mulayam Singh Yadav's rape remark comes across as an encouragement to criminals April 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, who has been slammed by All India Women's Conference (AIWC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for opposing the anti rape law, has now been condemned by actress Yami Gautam. During a rally in Moradabad recently, Mulayam sparked...
  • Bappi Lahiri plays the Pied Piper, charms voters with his singing April 8, 2014

    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? April 2, 2014

    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 melody...
  • LS polls: Bappi Lahiri wants to sing his way to Parliament April 1, 2014

    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 Kolkata,...
  • I will make lotus bloom in every household: BJP candidate Bappi Lahiri March 27, 2014

    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 March 21, 2014

    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 contesting...
  • Bappi Lahiri appointed as UNESCO Nepal's goodwill ambassador February 22, 2014

    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 words will...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on Bappi Lahiri over joining the BJP February 9, 2014

    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 February 5, 2014

    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 January 31, 2014

    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 whether...
  • Music director Bappi Lahiri may join BJP today: Sources January 31, 2014

    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 November 27, 2013

    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' October 7, 2013

    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...
  • Shah Rukh, Katrina, Deepika add B'wood glam to IPL opening ceremony April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Cricket's biggest extravaganza India Premiere League kicked off its sixth edition in Kolkata amid much glamour and fanfare. But more than the cricket, it was Bollywood stars who kept the audiences entertained with their stellar performances. From Katrina Kaif's latkasjhatkas to Shah Rukh Khan's powerful performance, Bollywood was...
  • Anubhav Sinha to release his new holi song on YouTube March 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Anubhav Sinha, who has produced and directed a Holi song titled 'Holi War', plans to release it on YouTube March 15. The song has been sung by Bappi Lahiri and Jazzy B. Praising Sinha's decision, Bappi said: "All credit goes to Anubhav Sinha. It was his idea to put it...
  • Music Review: Jolly LLB doesn't exceed expectation March 4, 2013

    Film: 'Jolly LLB'; Music Director: Krsna, Lyricists: Vayu and Subhash Kapoor; Singers: Mika Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Bappi Lahiri, Kailash Kher, Mohit Chauhan, and Kamal Khan; Rating: *** Subhash Kapoor's upcoming satirical comedy 'Jolly LLB' promises to be a fun ride with its lead actors - Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani. Krsna...
  • Bappi Lahiri learnt Tamil song in 10 minutes February 22, 2013

    Chennai: Bollywood composer singer Bappi Lahiri, who recently crooned for upcoming Tamil movie 'Karuppampatti', learnt the song in just 10 minutes, says the film's music composer. "We wanted a disco song to suit the period flavour of the film and, therefore, approached Bappi sir for the song. After he agreed to...
  • Chennai is very lucky for me: Bappi Lahiri February 22, 2013

    Chennai: Bollywood music composer singer Bappi Lahiri said Thursday that he has so many memorable experiences in Chennai and considers the city very lucky for him. "Chennai is very lucky for me because most of my 80s hits such as 'Himmatwala', 'Disco Dancer' and 'Dance Dance' were composed here. I've had...
  • Bappi Lahiri to release his debut Tamil song February 19, 2013

    Chennai: Bollywood playback singer Bappi Lahiri will visit Chennai on Thursday to release a Tamil number he has crooned in the upcoming romantic drama 'Karuppampatti'. "Bollywood music legend Bappi Lahiri is coming to Chennai to release his song from the film 'Karuppampatti'," a source close to the film's unit told IANS. Lahiri...