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K. S. Chithra Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 23, 2020

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Short Biography

K. S. Chithra was born on 27-07-1963 in Thiruvananthapuram in the state of Kerala, India. She is an Indian Playback Singer, Singer & Musician. She is known for her work in Bollywood, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada & Malayalam cinema.

Other Name: Chithra, Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, Piya Basanti, Nightingale of South India, Melody Queen
Other Professions: Singer Musician
Appearance: Tamil Telugu Malayalam Kannada Bollywood

K. S. Chithra Complete Bio & Career

Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer and carnatic musician from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music. She has more than 25,000 recorded songs in various Indian languages,including Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Punjabi, Gujarati, Tulu, Rajasthani, Urdu, Sanskrit, and Badaga, as well as foreign languages such as Malay, Latin, Arabic, Sinhalese, English and French.
Chithra is a recipient of six National Film Awards (most by any female singer in India), eight Filmfare Awards South, and 36 different state film awards. She has won all the four south Indian state film awards. She was honored with India's civilian honor Padma Shri in 2005. She is the first Indian woman who was honored by House of Commons, British Parliament, United Kingdom in 1997. She is the only singer from India who was honored by the Government of China at the Qinghai International Music and Water Festival in 2009. In 2018, she was honoured by Mr. Craig Coughlin, Speaker of the General Assembly, New Jersey, United States of America. In 2019, she was honoured by Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, sovereign ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah and is a member of the Federal Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates, UAE for successfully completing 40 years in Indian Film Industry. She is the only South Indian female singer who has presented her maiden concert at the world's prestigious concert hall Royal Albert Hall in London in 2001.

Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2005 Arts

K. S. Chithra Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Her father's name is Krishnan Nair. She has an elder sister named K. S. Beena and a younger brother K. Mahesh. She is married to Vijay Shankar and has a daughter named Nandana.

Life's Important Dates Of K. S. Chithra

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling and Cooking
Marital Status Married
Debut Singing Debut - Attahasam (1979)
Net Worth N/A
Official Website www.kschithra.com


Favorite Color White
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actress Rekha
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Singer Kavita Krishnamurthy

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About K. S. Chithra

  • She is conferred with highest honour of Rotary International FOR THE SAKE OF HONOUR AWARD in 2001.
  • In 1995 Chithra established the Audiotracs Music Company in Chennai.
  • Krishna Digidesign is a digital recording studio promoted by K S Chithra in Chennai.
  • Chithra's father, Krishnan Nair, was also her first guru.

K. S. Chithra Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

60 years, 11months, 25 days old age K. S. Chithra will turn 61 on 27 July, 2024. Only 4 days, 6 hours,37 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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K. S. Chithra has celebrated the total number of 61 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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