Maestro AR Rahman, Devi Sri Prasad and Shreya Ghoshal pay their heartfelt tribute to the icon

AR Rahman, Devi Sri Prasad and Shreya Ghoshal pay tribute to Bappi Lahiri
AR Rahman, Devi Sri Prasad, Shreya Ghoshal pay tribute to Bappi Lahiri (Photo Credit – Instagram; Facebook)

Music director AR Rahman joined scores of musicians and singers across the country on Wednesday to pay tribute to Bollywood music director Bappi Lahiri, who passed away late Tuesday night in Mumbai.

On Twitter, Rahman said: “Rest in peace Bappida! Bappi Lahiri, the disco king of Hindi cinema!”

Singer Shreya Ghoshal, who has sung a number of songs in different languages, was also among those who paid tribute to the great musician.

Describing Bappi Lahiri as “the most iconic personality, a true rock star of our country”, she said: “I have been so lucky to have had your blessings throughout my career, and have had several opportunities to sing with you. Bappi da, you are gone too soon. Will miss you terribly. Rest in peace. Om Shanti.”

Devi Sri Prasad, one of the top music directors of the Tamil and Telugu film industries, also offered condolences on the death of the king of disco.

He said: “Sad to hear about the passing of legend Bappi Lahiri ji who rocked his unique disco music(s) who also set a trend with his unique look.

“Can never forget the blockbuster music of our Megastar Chiranjeevi sir’s ‘Gang Leader’ / Rest in peace dear Bappi da.”

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