Chennai based classical singer Bombay Jayashri has been nominated for 2013 Academy Awards for lyrics of Tamil song ‘Pi’s lullaby’ in the film Life of Pi.
It was composer of the film Mychael Danna who chose her after hearing her voice.
Ang Li for the situation in the film wanted a lullaby and Jayashri did it and the song was recorded in Mumbai.
Said an elated Jayashri: “ Music transcends language and cultural barrier. The Oscar nomination is really a pleasant surprise.”