All the Indians were disappointed when Ranbir kapoor’s ‘Barfi’ did not make to the Oscar nominations list .
After AR Rahman brought home the statuette in 2009, India has one more Oscar possibility this year –yes this time The singer Bombay Jayashri, who straddles multiple genres of music, has been nominated for the best original song for her song ‘Pi’s lullaby’ in the movie Life of Pi. Bombay Jayashri is one of the renowned musicians in south. She is well trained in Carnatic and Hindustani music and has
also worked with renowned film composers like Ilayaraja, A.R.Rahman, Harris Jayaraj and Yuvan Shankar Raja. This is the first Tamil song to be nominated to Oscar. Mychael Danna has also been nominated for the his score for ‘Life Of Pi’. On the flip side,there is a controversy over Bombay Jayashri’s Oscar- nominated song, Pi’s lullaby. A trust named after Malayali poet Irayimman Thampi has accused Bombay Jayashri’s Oscar-nominated song Pi’s lullaby of not being an original composition, an allegation which has been denied by the vocalist. Here’s wishing Bombay Jayashri the very best from our side!