Biography of Playback singer KS Chithra

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Personal information of Playback singer K. S. Chithra

K. S. Chithra is one of the best playback singer in Tamilnadu, Chitra won National Film Award 6 times. She has made her special place in the Indian film music playback industry, popularly known as the Nightingale of South India. Chithra's songs are in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada, Oriya, Hindi, Assamese and Bengali films too.

Personal life of Playback singer K. S. Chithra

Date of birth of K. S. Chithra is July 27, 1963, Birth place of K. S. Chithra is Thiruvananthapuram called Trivandrum located in Kerala. Playback singer K. S. Chithra's father is late Krishnan Nair.
Chithra's wedding was with Vijayashankar, an engineer and businessman. K.S Chithra's daughter name is Nandana, who was born in the year 2002.

Childhood Days of Playback singer K. S. Chithra

Basically K. S. Chithra was born in a musical family, chithra's great interest on music and her music talent was recognized by her father in the childhood, Playback Chithra first music teacher was her father Krishnan Nair.
Playback singer K. S. Chithra got extensive musical training in Carnatic music from Dr. K. Omanakutty, then she applied for National Talent Search Scholarship from the Central Government and she was selected in that, learned music in 1978–1984.

Professional career of Playback singer K. S. Chithra

First K.S Chitra was introduced in a Malayalam movie as playback singing by M. G. Radhakrishnan in the year 1979 and the she got regular chances from Malayalam film industry, She is the singer for many Malayalam musicians including Raveendran.

K.S Chitra duets songs with K.J. Yesudas in Malayalam language and S.P. Balasubrahmanyam and K.S Chitra songs in Tamil are popular among the music lovers. K.S Chitra's debut in kollywood is under the guidance of Tamil music composer Ilaiyaraaja.

K.S Chitra's Poojaikketra poovithu song from Neethana Antha kuil movie is the first song in Tamil in Isai gani Illayaraja's music. Her knowledge of South Indian languages and Hindi helped her lot to sing the songs with originality and perfection in other languages too. Tamil music director Ilaiyaraaja has contributed so much to Chitra's glory.

K.S Chitra sung for Nee thana antha kuyil movie with a beautiful song "Poojaiketa Poovidhu". "Antha Kuyil has changed to China Kuyil of South India". Since then, K.S Chitra's melodious songs are favorites of tamil people. The combination of K.S Chitra with Illayaraja and A. R. Rahman won several National awards. She also have more memorable songs in Deva's music , Vidyasagar music , M. M. Keeravani music , Hamsalekha music, Raj Koti, Rajan-Nagendra and many other south Indian music directors.

K.S Chitra is the inspiration for many upcoming female playback singers. Chitra recorded her honey voice in Bollywood music also. She has sung many memorable Hindi songs for various Hindi music directors of namely Anand-Milind, Anu Malik, Rajesh Roshan, Viju Shah and many others. Currently Chitra is busy in Reality singing talent shows like Super singer Junior and Super singer Junior senior in Kerala and Tamilnadu.

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Guest Author: shilpa10 Jan 2013

thank you for giving this information about chitra,my favourite singer.this will be most valuable information for music lovers like me..

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