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Bombay Jayashri at the Oscars

Carnatic Singer, Bombay Jayashri, Life of Pi

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 music - original score award.

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Bombay Jayashri Oscar Nomination

Bombay Jayashri's soundtrack for Life of Pi receives an Oscar nomination. First ever academy award nomination for a Tamil song! This beautiful song has been effortlessly rendered by this carnatic singer, and everything from the lyrics to the interludes are just mesmerizing. Click on to read more about her and get the lyrics and song Kanmaniye on Indianspice.

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Kollywood with Kaalan Edition 2


Share3 to Durban: Its off-beat song ‘Why This Kolaveri Di’ attained paranormal phenomenon status when it became the music video of the year for 2011, taking-out the usual American contemporary vids.  Completing 50 million views, and counting, the Tamlish song, sung by the lead actor of its movie, ‘3’, saw a plethora of dances choreographed to it and remakes like the full Tamil version done by Malaysian-born UK Tamil vocalist, Nakkeeran, and a Milk Version done by the son of Sonu Niigaam, Nevaan. Now we get a chance to see the movie-version video of the hit song on big screen as ‘3’ comes to Durban.  Starring Dhanush, son-in-law of Rajini, and Shruti, daughter of Kamal Haasan, ‘3’ follows the relationship that exists between the two lead characters from days of school.  However, this isn’t a straight-forward love story, dealing with difficulties …

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