Well known singer Padma Shri K S Chitra celebrates her birthday on 27th of July.
Born in a musical family of Trivandrum, got her first lessons under the aegis of her father late Krishna Nair.
Till holding the record of winning 6 national award by a female singer and holding the pride of performing live in the House of Commons , London, and the first Indian female singer from South to perform live in the Royal Albert Hall.
She has lent her voice to Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya, Hindi, Assamese and Bengali films.
MG Radhakrishnana introduced her to Malayalam playback singing in 1979 and later she made her debut to Tamil film industry under the guidance of Ileyaraja.
She has 7 Nandi awards from Andhra Pradesh State Government for best female playback singer.
The list of her super hit songs in Telugu Ninnu Kori'(Gharshana), Prema Yathralaku'(Detective Naarada), Chilakamma Chitikeyanga'(Dalapathi), Kannanule'(Bombay), Edo Oka Raagam'(Raja), Nandi Konda'(Geethanjali), Abbanee Tiyyani'(Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari), Venumadhava... (Nenunnanu)''.. goes on and on.