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Loving Bombay (Jayashri)

DNMUM385119 | 3/19/2017 | Author : Yogesh Pawar | WC :1071

Bombay Jayashri tells Yogesh Pawar how she took to Carnatic music at her guruji s house, why she doesn t gesticulate while performing and about the deep roots she has in the city
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Bombay Jayashri Ramnath’s music is both mellifluous and meditative. With an eclectic repertoire of jingles, Bollywood numbers and Hindustani classical music to her credit, she has now surrendered to her true love—Carnatic music. The Oscar-nominated vocalist performed in Mumbai at the Dakshinayan concert organised by Banyan Tree on Friday.
Edited excerpts:
How special is performing in Bombay for Bombay Jayashri?
(Laughs) It is very, very special. After all the city has given me so much that shaped me as an artiste.
How did the name of the city come to be part of your name?
When I travelled to the South to perform, a critic called Subbudu had done a be
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