Bappi Lahiri’s grandson and singer Rego B remains to be having a troublesome time coming to phrases to the fact of his passing, and he’s channelling his grief into his music to fulfil his dream of protecting his grandfather’s legacy alive.
“The passing away of my daddu out of the blue impacted me rather a lot. Actually, I’m nonetheless in shock. I can’t imagine that he’s gone. Actually, even fascinated about it makes me speechless even as we speak,” says Rego B whereas speaking concerning the Disco King of India, who handed away in February this yr.
The 12-year-old, whose actual title is Swastik Bansal, provides, “I had a really particular bond with my daddu. We had been extra like mates. We’re anyway an in depth knit household, so it was a cherishable bond. He was my first critic. Every time I used to create one thing, I used to go to him and he was the primary one to appropriate me… Ke yeh acha nahi lag raha, aur really feel laao”.
Now, as he continues to be on this musical journey of his personal, Rego B misses his grandfather at each tune.
“My dream is to be like him. His legacy is so wealthy. It evokes me, and is driving my dream to be within the highest class of music similar to him. When individuals have a look at me and say ‘arrey chotha Bappi da aa gaya’, that’s the second when I’ll really feel I’ve fulfilled my dream,” says the singer, who’s credited for songs equivalent to Bachcha Social gathering and Kal Chutti Hai.
However he isn’t taking this duty with any stress. “I do know it’s a enormous legacy to dwell as much as. However I don’t have any stress as such. As a result of I do know I wish to work laborious. That is just the start for me. There may be a lot extra for me to do to be like my daddu,” shares the younger singer, who was launched to the world of “the ragas and dhuns” by Bappi Lahiri when he was two-year-old, and has been exploring it since then.