Bappi Lahiri’s Song Becomes Anthem For Chinese Protestors
MUMBAI (ANI) – Known as the ‘Disco King’ of the Indian music industry, Bappi Lahiri’s contributions to the music industry have been etched into our hearts.
Bappi Da, as he was fondly addressed, made more than 9,000 songs during his time in the industry. And 1986 happened to be his year. In 1986, Bappi Da sang 180 songs in 33 films which got him in the Guinness Book of World Records!
In fact, his famous song ‘Jimmy Jimmy Aa Jaa’ holds the world record for being dubbed in 45 foreign languages. Most recently, the song became the new anthem for people in China to protest Covid lockdowns.
Several videos went viral on TikTok and other social media platforms in which Chinese facing the lockdowns are seen using Bappi Da’s track to express their anger and frustration over the country’s stringent zero-COVID policy.