Did you know? Bappi Lahiri’s love of gold had a box office connection

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Bappi Lahiri once explained why he associates his gold jewelry with success:
Bappi Lahiri once explained why he regularly wears so much gold (Photo Credit – Bappi Lahiri / Wikimedia)

The sad passing of Bappi Lahiri on Tuesday left the entire country in shock and grief. His fans flood social media platforms with heartfelt messages of condolence as they recall some of his classic songs from the late 1900s. A few years ago, the singer was candid about his love for gold jewelry and why he believes it is a major factor in his overall success.

For the inexperienced, Bappi Da was a popular playback singer who worked on several projects in the 1980s and 1990s. His last Bollywood song was called Bhankas, which was part of Tiger Shroff’s 2020 film Baaghi 3. The singer also appeared in the previous season of Bigg Boss where he had a sweet and nostalgic conversation with host Salman Khan while at the same time meeting his grandson Swastik. promoted Bansal and his newly released rap song.

In a conversation with Speaking Tree, Bappi Lahiri had previously told why he believes in the power of his gold jewelry. Explaining how this was directly related to his success at the box office, he said: “My mother gave me a gold necklace with a Hare Rama Hare Krishna medallion in it. I got Zakhmi – my first blockbuster. When my mother gave me the necklace she told me I would be lucky More gold necklaces followed with more box office successes My family always gave me gold After my mother, my wife Chitrani gave me another gold necklace on my birthday in 1977 with a large Ganpati medallion, which followed the super successful box office runs of Aapki Ki Khatir and Bambai Ae Aa Mera Dost”

Speaking about the role of gold in his life, Bappi Lahiri said, “I have as many as seven necklaces and the Ganpati has brought a great change in my life. I am a great follower of Siddhivinayak and Lalbaugcha Raja. One day I had a dream in which I was asked to wear a Ganpati on my chest Shortly afterwards I was listed in the Guinness Book Of World Records for my musical achievement Three years ago my daughter Reema gifted me a large gold necklace with a Maa Saraswati medallion on my birthday .”

Further emphasizing that he doesn’t travel anywhere without a piece of gold, Bappi Lahiri said, “Wherever I travel, some gold jewelry always travels with me. My gold jewelry is so heavy that I can’t take them all abroad. I want to always carry God with me. I have never weighed my gold jewelry. God is present on every necklace, so I’ve never weighed any of my jewelry.”

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