Bappi Lahiri Celebrated 65th Birthday

Bappi Lahiri Turns 65, Set to Direct Feature Film

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.”

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