Following the unfortunate demise of the veteran singer-composer Bappi Lahiri, Bollywood playback singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya on Wednesday, February 16, mourned his demise stating he is in shock and cannot believe the legendary singer is no more. Bappi Lahiri passed away at 69 in a Mumbai hospital following multiple health issues.
Abhijeet Bhattacharya while speaking to the media said, “The morning is not good. This is the worst morning. I can’t believe Bappi Lahiri is not with us”.
He mentioned that Bappi Lahiri used to always sing ‘Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna’ in every show or concert, and now this news has shaken the country.
Stating that the recent times had been tough to digest following the demise of Lata Mangeshkar, Sandhya Mukherjee and now Bappi Lahiri, the playback singer said, “I’m unable to talk today. I have lost my voice”.
Abhijeet Bhattacharya is currently away from Mumbai and now heading to the city to pay his respects to Bappi Lahiri.
Abhijit always expressed his respect for Bappi Lahiri for his contribution to the struggling artists around the country. Last year Abhijit was featured as a guest in Jay Ho! The Jay Kumar Show where he openly shared his views on today’s music industry in Bollywood and indicated how a big number of struggling artists are being deprived in different ways.
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By: Subharup Das Sharma