Times of Oman
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Controversy over Jayashri’s Oscar-nominated song
January 14, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Thiruvananthpuram:  A trust named after Carnatic musician Irayimman Thampi has accused Bombay Jayashri's Oscar-nominated song 'Pi's Lullaby' of not being an original composition, an allegation denied by the vocalist. The song, written and sung by Jayashri for the film Life of Pi, has been nominated in the Original song category at the Academy awards this year, but the trust has alleged that it is a word-by-word translation of composer Thampi's renowned lullaby in Malayalam Omanathinkal Kidavo.

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