Bappi Lahiri is a music composer in the Indian film industry. He popularized the use of synthesized disco music in Indian cinema and sang some of his own compositions. Bappi Lahiri holds much of gold on his body so people first think it is just a way to show off, but it is not so. Gold is lucky for me,” says Bappi Lahiri. Known for always sporting flashy gold chains, veteran Bollywood musician Bappi Lahiri’s Veteran music composer Bappi Lahiri, who is also known as the Gold-man of India, while speaking about his love for gold ornaments, it has come to the notice that the gold and Bappi Lahiri is somehow connected to American Rockstar Elvis Presley.
The playback singer and music director best known for his songs like ‘Ooh la la la’ and ‘I am a disco dancer’, is known for his fascination with gold jewellery. According to the source when asked to Bappi Lahiri he said “In Hollywood, famous singer Elvis Presley used to wear gold chains. I was a huge follower of Presley. I used to think, if I become successful someday, then I will build a different image of mine. By the grace of God, I could do it with gold. Earlier people used to think, it is just a way to show off. But it is not so. Gold is lucky for me,” A trademark gold locket of Lord Ganesha is always seen dangling from his neck besides a number of other glittering chains and bracelets.