New Delhi, Sep 4: Veteran music director, composer and singer Bappi Lahiri says he is the disco genre who created disco music.
Disco is still famous in the bollywood industry.
“Disco (genre) I have created and from 1980s to 1990s – the only disco era that was happening (in Bollywood) was all Bappi Lahiri,” Lahiri, who is called the king of disco music.
The singer-composer, 64 has most happening disco numbers like “I am a disco dancer”, “Ramba ho”, “Hari Om Hari” and “Yaar bina chain kahan re”.
“I also made folk in disco with ‘De de pyaar de’,” he added.
Lahiri says that actor Mithun Chakraborty was his partner.
“People say old is gold… This is said to people whose songs were popular. Till today Bappi Lahiri songs are super duper hit,” said the singer, who has crooned hits like “Tamma tamma” and “Ooh la la”.
“Disco (music) which I created in the 1980s is still going on till 2017,” he added.