Bappi Lahiri: Michael Jackson had told me he loved my Disco Dancer song

Bappi Lahiri completed five decades in the industry this year. And these 50 years were not just about creating peppy and melodius music but were also about singing some of the biggest chart-busters. That is what makes him one of the pillars of the Hindi film music industry. Not just Bollywood , Bappi Da as he is fondly addressed by all, is also known for his songs in the Bengali film industry. He is one of the few composer-singers in the industry, who, despite his age is still working on creating new songs for Bollywood.

The iconic singer has had myriad experiences in this career. Known for introducing disco to Hindi film music , his superhit songs in the film ' Disco dancer ', starring the legendary Mithun Chakraborty They have found fans over the years throughout the world.

The singer has fond memories of the time when Michael Jackson he had come for a concert in Mumbai.

Talking about it, Bappi da says, When Michael Jackson was in India, I had met him. I still remember him praising my song. He had told me,‘ I love your song in Disco dancer ’. He said he liked the song. Jimmy Jimmy . The public have always loved me but Jimmy Jimmy was a historic song.