Bappi Lahiri aka "The Disco King" rejuvenated the Indian film music with his innovative compositions in the 70s and the 80s. His songs became immensely popular with the youth owing to their foot tapping disco beats and western style. It would be fair to say that the incredible success of his style of songs pioneered the rage of disco music in Hindi films. Bappi never looked back and went on to being recognized as one the most successful composer of the decade. Though most of his songs used Asha Bhonsle's and Kishore Kumar's voice, he also introduced and used the unforgettable voices of Vijay Benedict and Alisha Chinoy. Usha Uthup also tasted her share of success working with Bappi Lahiri.
Hailing from a family with a rich tradition in classical music, he started his career in Indian Film Industry with Nanha Shikari in the year 1973. Some of his popular compositions include a variety of songs ranging from soft romantic to dance numbers that include Chalte Chalte Mere Yeh Geet Yaad Rakhna, Ke Pag Ghungroo Baandh Meera Nachi Thi, I am a Disco Dancer and Yaar Bina Chain Kaha Re. Bappi Lahiri continues to be an inspiration for singers and composers alike after having completed two decades of composing everlasting melodies.