Who says India has nothing to do with the Football World Cup? Born in Kolkata, Music icon Bappi Lahiri composes and sings a song Jai ho Jai Ho Baba Football written by Bijay Bhakat for the upcoming World Cup Football (Junior) to be held in Kolkata.
An ardent lover of sports predominantly football and cricket, Bappi Lahiri dedicates this song to all the football icons of over the world especially football icon Pele. In a short rendezvous with International football star Diego Maradona, the two exchanged their love for sports and football. The singer and composer also dedicates this song to all the Kolkata footballers namely P K Banerjee, Chuni Goswami who have being instrumental in glorifying India's name on International football scenes.
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar and the captain of Indian Cricket team M.S Dhoni congratulated Bappi Lahiri on his recent song Jai ho Jai Ho Baba Football.
Bappi Lahiri said "I come from Kolkata, where they eat, sleep and breathe football. And it was my dream to dedicate a song to all the footballers around the world. I have made this song especially to welcome the upcoming World Cup Football ( junior) which will be held in Kolkata. Being an avid lover of sports, I am very excited & looking forward to the World Cup Football ( Junior)".