Music director Bappi Lahiri tests positive for COVID-19

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Apr 01, 2021, 07:57 AM(IST)

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Veteran music composer Bappi Lahiri has been admitted to Mumbai`s Breach Candy Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, the singer`s spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday.

Veteran music composer Bappi Lahiri has been admitted to Mumbai`s Breach Candy Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, the singer`s spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday.

On behalf of Bappi Lahiri, the spokesperson shared, "Despite utmost precautions, unfortunately, Mr Bappi Lahiri has tested positive for Covid 19. He is under very good and expert care at the Breach Candy Hospital. Bappi dada`s family requests all those who came in contact with him in the recent past to get themselves tested as a precautionary measure."

"He seeks blessings and wishes of his fans, friends and everyone from India and abroad. On behalf of Bappi Da, we are passing his message to all his well-wishers and fans to stay healthy, stay blessed." 

Lahiri joins a long list of Bollywood celebrities who have contracted the virus recently. Aamir Khan, Kaartik Aaryan, R Madhavan are some of the prominent names who've tested positive. Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar too has tested positive for the virus. 

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