On April 15th 2013 (https://tcrcindia.com/2013/04/15/rare-production-stills-from-mani-ratnams-thalapathi/) we had posted the following contact sheet and mentioned that it was the ‘look’ test for the Maniratnam film Thalapathi. But we recently got information from a reliable source that it was in fact a test shoot for ‘Iruvar’. We have no further information regarding this test shoot.
Iruvar was finally cast with Mohanlal and Prakash Raj starring in the film. It was also the debut film for Aishwarya Rai who had just won the Miss World title. Below is a song from the film sung by Unnikrishnan and by Oscar nominee Bombay Jayashri. This arguably could be the first song that Bombay Jayashri sang for films.
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Wasn’t “Kai Veenayai” from Vietnam Colony (1994) – the remake of the Malayalam film by the same name, Bombay Jayashri’s debut as a film playback singer ?
Hi. You could be right. Will confirm with Bombay Jayashri herself to confirm on her debut in films. Thank you for notifying us.