The Indian Carnatic and Playback Singer – Bombay Jayashri
Bombay Jayashri Ramnath has always proven to be a versatile Indian Carnatic singer; an additional feather to her cap is what made her enroll herself as a part of the Indian film industry for play back singing. She has also been a part of many album songs, released as cassettes and cds. Initially Bombay Jayashri Started her carrier as a singer in the Carnatic concerts only. After when she got lots of options to sing in the movies, she gave great songs for the Film industry.
Early Life and Background of Bombay Jayashri Playback Singer
Playback singer Bombay Jayashri was born into a family of musicians, with rich lineage rather. With her great skills even in the young age, Jayashri twitched her musical journey as a toddler under the guidance of her parents Smt. Seetha and Sri. Subramaniam. No one can progress without the help of the Guru. Everyone will have a Guru in order to lift them up in their life. In the same way Bombay Jayashri was also given great support by her Guru. Her first guru was Smt. T R Balamani after her parents. Jayashri’s turned out be the disciple of the most legendary carnatic musician – Lalgudi G Jayaraman in the year 1989. Since 1989, she has been under the guidance and tutelage of the renowned violin maestro. Jayashri learnt Veena as well from G.N.Dhandapani Iyer.
It is very good to tell that she was very good in all the type of music. She was well groomed in Hindustani music by Sri Mahavir Jaipurvule and Sri Ajay Pohanakar for almost half a dozen years in the same field of utilizing the maximum and the best of the Hindustani music from her gurus. She persuaded a diploma degree in Music from Ghandharva Mahavidyalaya. She evolved out to be her present way under the guidance and mentorship of her guru. With the assistance of Her Guru, Bombay Jayashri became a very good and popular singer and she was recognized for her great voice.
Career and Livelihood of Bombay Jayashri playback singer
In the year 1982, she began her vast performing concerts all over the country and also throughout the world spanning around 20 different countries. Jayashri has composed music for several albums, dance opera and even a television film. Her Jugalbhandis are popular too. Jayashri’s one pride to be held on is that; she has lent voice for Dr.Abdul Kaalam’s autobiography – WINGS OF FIRE. She is much sought after playback singing and her limited foray into playback singing in the film industry has made almost all her songs terrible hit numbers. As a best Female Playback singer she has given wonderful works in the field of music and also to the Indian Film Industry.
Her voice makes the mood of romance in air as they would be so damn seducing with that of the song. One such song is “Vassegara” starring Madhavan and Reema sen for the movie Minnale, set to the tunes of Harris Jayaraj. Since then, Bombay Jayashri – Haris combination proved ti be perfect. However, she shot fame for singing for Rahmans’s tunes “Narumugaiye” for the movie Iruvar directed by Mani Rathnam. She has also sung for Illayaraja in the movie Bharathi for the song “Ninnai charan adainthen”. “suttrum vizhi sudar” for ghajini, “Mudhal Kanave” for Majnu, “Ondra Renda” for Khakka Khakka and “Uppu Kallu” for Karuppu samy kutthagaikaarar turned out to massive hits of the year.
Honors and Credits of Playback singer Bombay Jayashri
Not only her contributions stopped in India and just in Tamilnadu, but also he gave wonderful stage shows and got recognized as Best female singer from various countries and many stages all over the world. She has been honored with the first carnatic vocal performer in the Royal Opera House at Helsinki, Finland. She was also the sole representative of many carnatic music traditions at Switzerland, Portugal, and Spain etc. For a playback singer and best female singer it is very common to get various awards and achievements and get popularized. The gifts and awards are a great compliment for the playback singers and Carnatic singers.
Some of her other achievements include:
• Sangeetha Kalasarathy award in the year 2007.
• Best female playback singer by the state government of Tamil Nadu in the year 2005.
• Was bestowed the Kalaimamani virudhu by the government of Tamil Nadu.
• Honored Shanmuka Sangeetha Shiromani by Shanmukhunda Sabha, Bombay.
• M S Subbalakshmi Puraskar in the year 2006.
• Sangeetha Choodamani award rom Dr.A.C. Muthaiah in the year 2005.
• Isai Peoli by Dr.P.Chidambaram, Union Minister of Finance
• Was conferred with the title of Yuva Kala Bharathi by the Bharath Kalachar , Chennai in the year 1992.
When compared to the contribution that she gave in the Indian Film industy, she has given great songs and great shows in Carnatic songs all over the world. She was also one of the regular singers in various TV studios and her concerts are very popular all over India. There are also various cassettes and DVDs released by Carnatic singer Bombay Jayashri.