The Bombay sisters, C. Saroja and C. Lalitha, are a Carnatic music singing duo.
Early Life :
Bombay Sisters were born in Bombay. They have been trained by H. A. S. Mani, Musiri Subramania Iyer and T.K.Govinda Rao.
Part of the trend of duo singing in Carnatic music, which started in the 1950s, with performers like Radha Jayalakshmi, and Soolamangala, Sisters,they have been singing since 1963 when they started with light classical music, subsequently progressing to classical music; they sing in multiple languages including Sanskrit, Kannada, Telugu,Tamil,Malayalam, Hindi and Marathi.They are also known for promoting young musicians through endowments and scholarships.
Isai Peraringar Award, 2006; awarded by the Tamil Isai Sangam
- Kalaimamani for contributions to Carnatic music.
- First women to be conferred the status of Asthana Vidushi by the Kanchi Matha
- Sangitha Kalanidhi Award for the year 2010 from the Madras Music Academy