UMBAI: Social media is flooded with condolence messages since the news of the demise of veteran singer-composer Bappi Lahiri broke.
Bollywood celebrities also expressed grief on the passing of the ‘Disco King’, who left for his heavenly abode on Tuesday night. Taking to her Instagram handle, actor Kajol shared a tribute to the late legend. Sharing his picture, Kajol wrote, “Today we lost the disco king, Bappi Da you were not only an amazing music composer and singer but also a beautiful and happy soul. End of an Era. May your soul rest in peace. #RIP #BappiLahiri.”
Taking to her Instagram Stories, actor Kareena Kapoor Khan shared a black and white picture of Lahari smiling and remembered him with one of his most iconic songs. “Yaar bina chain kahan Re,” she wrote adding, “RIP King,” with heartbroken emoticons.
Actor Kangana Ranaut also shared a tribute post of Lahiri’s demise on her IG story and wrote, “Heart breaking,” along with heartbroken emoticons.
Vicky Kaushal shared a picture of Lahiri on his IG story in which the late legend could be seen hugging his portable keyboard (musical instrument). Alongside the picture, he wrote, “Thank you for your melodies Bappi Da! RIP.”
Paying his heartfelt tribute to the legend, Sidharth Malhotra also took to his IG story and wrote, “A heartfelt tribute to legendary music composer and pop culture singer #Bappi Lahari Ji. May his soul rest in peace. My condolences to the family.”
“The King who served Indians DISCO, beats unparalleled and heady melody that wouldn’t leave you.. what a great great loss. Gone too soon. It’s heart shattering, First Lata ji and now Bappi ji. Rest in Peace King. Heartfelt condolences to the entire family,” said Daler Mehndi.
Bollywood stars including Vivek Oberoi Arjun Rampal, Neil Nitin Mukesh, and Bhumi Pednekar among several others also expressed grief over Bappi Lahiri’s demise.