By Ankita Mukherjee Last Updated:
The Indian music industry was still recovering from the loss of two maestro singers, Lata Mangeshkar and Sandhya Mukhopadhyay, when Bappi Lahiri's sudden demise hit the news. Veteran music composer and singer, Bappi Lahiri, who had started the disco mills in the Bollywood music industry, died of obstructive sleep apnea on February 16, 2022.
When the whole nation is mourning the loss, late Bappi Lahiri's grandson, Swastik Bansal took to his Instagram handle and expressed his grief through a post. A bond between a grandfather and his grandkids has always been special and precious, and Swastik's post just proved the same.
A few moments ago, Swastik took to his IG stories, shared a beautiful picture of his dadu and penned an emotional note dedicated to him. Atop it, he wrote:
“Miss you so much dadu. Rest in peace. Love you. RIP (with a folded hand emoji) 1952-2022)."
According to several media reports, it is stated that Bappi Lahiri was hospitalised for a month now due to multiple health issues and was discharged on February 14, 2022. However, the doctors of the CritiCare hospital told PTI that the singer's health had deteriorated on February 15, 2022, after which he was admitted to the hospital once again. Dr Deepak Namjoshi, director of CritiCare hospital, was quoted by PTI saying:
"Bappi Lahiri was suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and recurrent chest infection. He was hospitalised in CritiCare Hospital, Juhu for 29 days with this. He recovered well and was discharged (for) home on Feb 15. However, after a day at home, his health again deteriorated and he was brought back to CritiCare hospital in a critical state and succumbed to his illness at about 11.45 pm. He suffered from Covid infection last year. He had OSA for the last 1 year.”
Last year, in April 2021, the whole music industry had gone stunned and shocked after it was reported that veteran singer, Bappi Lahiri had been admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai. The reason behind his hospitalisation was none other than the life-threatening virus, COVID-19. However, the iconic singer was discharged from the hospital within some days.
We hope the family find the strength to deal with the loss!