Bappi Lahiri turned 65 on Tuesday has done in his 50-year journey in showbiz.
The celebrated singer-composer, who introduced synthesised disco music in India and has taken Indian sounds to the world, is now set to don the director’s hat for a feature film.
Bappi had earlier helmed a documentary “Slumstars”, but his new project will be in the fiction space. It is titled “Ek Adhura Sangeet”.
“I always think I should keep doing something every year. This time, I will begin a big journey as a director of a feature film. It’s a huge journey,” Bappi told over a recorded response from Mumbai, reports.
On “Ek Adhura Sangeet”, he said: “Like the song ‘Zindagi mera gaana, main isi ka deewana… I am a disco dancer’… Without music, people’s lives are incomplete… Music can bring happiness in life. So, this is a journey that I am beginning.”>