K.S. Chitra

K.S. Chitra is a well-known playback singer in the Indian music industry, particularly in the South Indian film industry. She was born on July 27, 1963, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

Chitra started her music career in the 1980s and has since gone on to sing over 25,000 songs in various Indian languages, including Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Punjabi, and Marathi. She is known for her mellifluous voice and her ability to emote with her singing.

Chitra has won several awards for her work, including six National Film Awards for Best Female Playback Singer, 34 Kerala State Film Awards, and 4 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. She has also been honored with the prestigious Padma Shri award by the Government of India in 2005 for her contributions to Indian music.

Apart from her work in films, Chitra has also released several albums and performed live shows across the world. She has collaborated with some of the most prominent composers in the industry, including A.R. Rahman, Ilaiyaraaja, M.S. Viswanathan, and Ouseppachan, among others.

K.S. Chitra is considered one of the most iconic and versatile playback singers in the Indian music industry and is an inspiration to many aspiring singers.

K. S. Chithra is a six time National film awards winning singer who is very popular in Malayalam films.

K.S.Chithra is 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.

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