He’s a music director in Bollywood and popularized the use of synthesized disco music in Indian cinema. Bappi Lahiri was the pioneer of disco beats in India and is widely recognized throughout India as the sole originator. He is widely known as the "Disco King" in India, even today.
He has been known to sing duets with Mohammed Rafi and Kishore Kumar. He has also worked with renowned singers like Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle.