Wish K S Chitra on her birthday today
Kerala’s nightingale KS Chitra celebrates her birthday on Monday. In a career spanning more than 4 decades, Chitra has sung more than 25,000 songs in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Bengali among others. The list of achievements that she amassed with her talent and hard work are plenty.
KS Chitra, born in 1963, made her debut as playback singer in Malayalam under MG Radhakrishnan’s music composition in the movie ‘Attahasam’ in 1979. The movie came out after a year. However, her first song to come out was ‘Novermberinte Nashtam’, directed by Padmarajan.
So far, she has received 6 national awards. She received the first national award in 1986 for the movie ‘Sindhu Bhairavi’ . In 1987, she won the second national award for the song ‘Manjal Prasadavum’ from the movie ‘Nakhakshathangal’. She has also won national awards for the songs that she sang in Hindi and Tamil.