Daddy’s Disco Song Brings The 1980s Back With A Bang!
The 1980s were iconic for being the era with some of the best film music. Think of the Indian electronic disco scene that exploded in the early 80s sparked by the success of pop singer Nazia Hassan, producer Biddu and composers like Bappi Lahiri.
Daddy, which stars Arjun Rampal, is partly set in the 1980s and boasts of a track that is bound to take everyone back to the clubs. Titled Zindagi Meri Dance Dance the song was originally produced in 1987 for the Mithun Chakraborty movie Dance Dance but was never used in the final film. Composed by Bappi Lahiri and sung by Vijay Benedict and Alisha Chinai, the new version has additional production by famous Norwegian Dj Ole Petter Hergum aka Olefonken.
Daddy, which is based on the life of notorious gangster Arun Gawli, is true to the era it is set in. Director Ashim Ahluwalia was not keen on having an item song in a gritty film like Daddy. He says, “It felt unnecessary. B.Subhash movies and Bappi Lahiri’s desi electro-funk was actually the s..