K.S. Chitra

K. S. Chithra credited as Chitra, is a six time National film awards winning singer who has made her mark in the Indian playback industry.

Known as the Nightingale of South India, she has lent her voice to Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya, Hindi, Assamese and Bengali films.

With her Classical music base, she has an ability to put to perfection the most difficult notes and her simple nature amidst all this achievements made her a favourite among the people who love music.

Born on July 27, 1963, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, into a family of musicians, Chithra’s talent was recognized and nurtured from an early age by her father, the late Krishnan Nair.

Her knowledge of South Indian languages and Hindi enables her to render songs with originality and perfection. She is married to Vijayashankar, an engineer and businessman. Her only daughter Nandana, was born in 2002 in Chennai.

Chithra has recorded thousands of film and non-film songs. During her career, numerous recognitions have come her way including six National Awards for best female playback singer.

Web : http://www.kschitra.info/