About Bappi Lahiri
November 27, 1952
|Place of Birth||:||Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India|
|Also Known As||:||Alokesh Lahiri|
|Imdb Profile||:||IMDB Profile|
Alokesh Lahiri, popularly known as Bappi Lahiri, is an Indian singer, composer, politician and record producer. He popularised the use of synthesized disco music in Indian cinema and sang some of his own compositions. He had delivered major box office successes in bengali films like Amar Sangee, Asha O Bhalobasha, Aamar Tumi, Amar Prem, Mandira, Badnam, Raktelekha, Priya and so. He was popular in the 1980s and 1990s with filmi soundtracks such as Wardat, Disco Dancer, Namak Halaal, Sharaabi, Dance Dance, Commando, Saaheb, Gang Leader, Sailaab. Lahiri joined BJP in 2014. He was declared a BJP candidate from Srerampur (Lok Sabha constituency) in West Bengal for the 2014 Indian general election and lost.