Bappi Lahiri’s Song is Popular Chinese Lockdown Anthem – this is today’s second post. Late Bappi Lahiri’s song Jimmy Jimmy aaja aaja… (video at the top) from Disco Dancer (1982).
Bappi Lahiri’s Song is Popular Chinese Lockdown Anthem
The late, legendary Bappi Lahiri’s song Jimmy Jimmy aaja aaja… is the Popular Lockdown Anthem in China. Rego Lahiri, Bappi Lahiri’s grandson declares this as a proud moment for India.
One more time, the late Bappi Lahiri song is trending not in India but in China. They are showing their love for Bollywood movies. They’ve launched a unique style of protest on social media called Jimmy Jimmy aaja aaja… in Chinese, which means Give Me Rice.
People featured in the viral video seem to have empty utensils to convey the message that there is a lack of food due to the lockdown in China. In India, this is one of the most popular songs, but now in China, it’s a proud moment for India. The song, Jimmy Jimmy aaja aaja…, was composed by Bappi Lahiri and it starred veteran actor and dance icon Mithun Chakraborty. Jimmy Jimmy aaja aaja… is one of the most evergreen party songs that will never go out of trend.
Bappi Lahiri’s grandson Rego Lahiri said, “I’m so proud to be the grandson of Bappi Lahiri. He has not only made our country proud but also our film and music industry Bappi Da is still alive midst us always with his music and iconic songs.”
Let’s hope the good of everybody by singing Jimmy Jimmy aaja aaja…