Bappi Lahiri funeral highlights: Vidya Balan, Alka Yagnik pay last respects, family members bid emotional farewell

Updated on Feb 17, 2022 02:04 PM IST

Bappi Lahiri funeral highlights: The veteran singer-composer died at the age of 69 on Tuesday night. He was cremated in Mumbai on Thursday.  

Celebs attend Bappi Lahiri's funeral. 
Celebs attend Bappi Lahiri's funeral. 

Bappi Lahiri died aged 69 on Tuesday night. He was cremated at Mumbai's Pawan Hans crematorium on Thursday. The mortal remains of Bappi Lahiri were consigned to the flames by his son Bappa, who returned with his wife from Los Angeles in the wee hours of Thursday.

 

The veteran singer-composer's last rites were attended by the likes of Vidya Balan, Alka Yagnik, Shaan, Ila Arun, Lalit Pandit, Rupali Ganguly, and Mika Singh among others, who offered their condolences.

 

Read more: Bappi Lahiri passes away highlights: Kapil Sharma, Anil Kapoor remember singer, daughter Rema is heartbroken

 

Bappi Lahiri was admitted to Mumbai’s CritiCare Hospital for almost a month. He was discharged recently but was re-admitted to the hospital following health complications. He breathed his last on Tuesday. 

Follow all the updates here:

  • Feb 17, 2022 02:04 PM IST

    Family bids emotional farewell

    Bappi Lahiri's son Bappa and daughter Rema prayed with folded hands after the singer's last rites in Mumbai.

  • Feb 17, 2022 12:49 PM IST

    Bappi Lahiri's son lights the pyre

    Bappa Lahiri at the funeral. 
    Bappa Lahiri at the funeral. 

    Bappi Lahiri was cremated at Mumbai's Pawan Hans crematorium on Thursday. His son Bappa lit the funeral pyre. The priests comforted him as he broke down. 

  • Feb 17, 2022 12:42 PM IST

    Mika and Vindu Dara Singh attend funeral

    Mika with Vindu Dara Singh was spotted at the crematorium. 
    Mika with Vindu Dara Singh was spotted at the crematorium. 

    Singer Mika and Vindu Dara Singh arrived together to attend Bappi Lahiri's last rites. 

  • Feb 17, 2022 12:40 PM IST

    Vidya Balan pays last respects to Bappi Lahiri

    Vidya Balan at the crematorium.
    Vidya Balan at the crematorium.

    Vidya Balan arrived at the crematorium to attend the last rites of Bappi Lahiri. 

  • Feb 17, 2022 11:43 AM IST

    Amitabh Bachchan's send-off note to Bappi Lahiri

    Amitabh Bachchan described Bappi Lahiri as “music director extraordinaire” in his send-off note to the singer-composer. “His songs of films with me are and shall I believe remain eternal,” he wrote. Read story here

  • Feb 17, 2022 11:39 AM IST

    Ila Arun, Alka Yagnik bid adieu to Bappi Lahiri

    Ila Arun and Alka Yagnik at the crematorium. 
    Ila Arun and Alka Yagnik at the crematorium. 

    Ila Arun and Alka Yagnik arrive at Pawan Hans crematorium to bid a final farewell to Bappi Lahiri. 

  • Feb 17, 2022 11:26 AM IST

    Bappi Lahiri's funeral procession

    Glimpses of the funeral procession show Bappi Lahiri's family members on their way to the Pawan Hans crematorium.  

  • Feb 17, 2022 11:24 AM IST

    Final journey begins

    Bappi Lahiri's mortal remains being taken to the crematorium. 
    Bappi Lahiri's mortal remains being taken to the crematorium. 

    Bappi Lahiri's mortal remains being taken to the crematorium for the last rites. 

  • Feb 17, 2022 10:42 AM IST

    An emotional farewell to Bappi Lahiri

    Bappi Lahiri's mortal remains being carried by his son. 
    Bappi Lahiri's mortal remains being carried by his son. 

    Bappi Lahiri's daughter Rema was inconsolable as her brother Bappa carried the mortal remains of the singer. 

  • Feb 17, 2022 10:38 AM IST

    Visitors arrive at Bappi Lahiri's home

    Actor Rahul Roy and comedian Sunil Pal were among those who visited Bappi Lahiri's family at the residence, ahead of the funeral. 

  • Feb 17, 2022 10:09 AM IST

    Truck decorated with flowers arrives

    Visuals from outside Bappi Lahiri’s home show a truck decorated with flowers arriving ahead of the last rites. 

  • Feb 17, 2022 09:59 AM IST

    Crematorium decked up with flowers

    Pawan Hans Crematorium has been decked up with flowers for Bappi Lahiri's last rites. 

  • Feb 17, 2022 09:54 AM IST

    Chunky Panday credits Bappi Lahiri for his career

    Chunky Panday mourned Bappi Lahiri. 
    Chunky Panday mourned Bappi Lahiri. 

    In an interview, Chunky Panday's daughter Ananya Panday revealed that the actor credits Bappi Lahiri for ‘giving him his career.’ Read the story here

  • Feb 17, 2022 09:41 AM IST

    Bappi Lahiri's last Instagram post

    The last Instagram post on Bappi Lahiri's Instagram is a throwback photo shared with the caption: “Old is always gold.” 

  • Feb 17, 2022 09:23 AM IST

    Bappi Lahiri's grandson mourns his ‘dadu’ 

    Screenshot of Swastik Bansal's Instagram Story
    Screenshot of Swastik Bansal's Instagram Story

    Swastik Bansal, grandson of Bappi Lahiri, mourned his grandfather by sharing a note and a throwback photo: “Miss you so much dadu.” 

  • Feb 17, 2022 09:11 AM IST

    Bappa Lahiri reaches Mumbai with family

    Bappi Lahiri's son Bappa Lahiri photographed at the airport. 
    Bappi Lahiri's son Bappa Lahiri photographed at the airport. 

    Bappi Lahiri's son Bappa Lahiri, and his family, flew back to Mumbai from Los Angeles to attend the last rites. 

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