Bombay Jayashri

  • Felt bad when Adele won the Oscar: Bombay Jayashri November 22, 2013

    Panaji: Carnatic singer Bombay Jayashri says she was disheartened when British soul singer Adele beat her and took home the Oscar for Best Original song at this year's Academy award. The singer was nominated for her 'Pi's Lullaby' from director Ang Lee's acclaimed film 'Life of Pi' at the 85th Academy...
  • 'Life of Pi' leads Oscar pack, spreads Indian flavour February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: The Indian flavour was predominant at the 85th Academy Awards, when 'Life of Pi', widely shot in India with Indian actors, won the maximum awards, including the best director's trophy for Ang Lee, who not only thanked his Indian crew but also wowed everyone by saying 'Namaste'. Another India...
  • No Oscar for Indian vocalist Bombay Jayashri February 26, 2013

    Los Angeles: Indian vocalist Bombay Jayashri, who was nominated in the best original song category at the 85th Academy Awards for her track 'Pi Lullaby' from 'Life of Pi', lost the trophy to British singer Adele, who took home the statuette for 'Skyfall'. However, 'Life of Pi' won the best...
  • Is Bombay Jayashri's Oscar song not original? January 13, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: A trust named after Carnatic musician Irayimman Thampi has accused Bombay Jayashri's Oscar-nominated song 'Pi's Lullaby' of not being an original composition, an allegation denied by the vocalist. The song, written and sung by Jayashri for the film 'Life of Pi', has been nominated in the Original song category...
  • I'm on top of the world, says Jayashri after Oscar nod January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Carnatic music vocalist Bombay Jayashri is overjoyed after getting a Oscar nomination for her song 'Pi Lullaby' from 'Life of Pi'. Written, composed and sung by Jayashri, the song has been nominated in best music original song category for the 85th Academy Awards, which will take place Feb 24...
  • Bombay Jayashri in Oscar race for Original Song January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian singer Bombay Jayashri won her first Academy Award nomination for writing the lyrics for the lilting 'Pi's Lullaby' in Ang Lee's ship-wreck story 'Life of Pi'. She is competing with five other contenders for the Music (Original Song) category. The music of 'Pi's Lullaby' is by Mychael Danna...