Archana-Kavi-in-Bangles-movie-images.jpg' alt='Achuvinte Amma Malayalam Movie Song' title='Achuvinte Amma Malayalam Movie Song' />K. S. Chithra WikipediaChithra redirects here. For other uses, see Chitra. Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. Achuvinte Amma Malayalam Movie Song' title='Achuvinte Amma Malayalam Movie Song' />Latest news and gossips of Top Malayalam Actresses. Hot Best Malayalam actresses news from SouthDreamz. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music. She has sung in a number of Indian languages as well as Urdu, Latin, Arabic, Sinhalese and English. She has recorded more than 2. Songs for various films and albums. She is a recipient of six National Film Awards, seven Filmfare Awards South and 3. Latest news and gossips of Top Telugu Actresses. Hot Best Telugu actresses news from SouthDreamz. Fidget Spinner is a toy. Small child is used for entertainment purpose. Online Film Application. Toggle navigation. Home About Us. About Us. Vision Mission. Organisation. She has won all the four south Indian state film awards. She was honored with Indias civilian honor Padma Shri4 in 2. She is considered to be the first Indian woman to be honoured by House Of Commons, British Parliament, United Kingdom. She is considered to be the only South Indian female singer who presented her maiden concert in the worlds prestigious concert hall Royal Albert Hall in London5. She is considered to be the only singer from India who was honoured in Qinghai. Sherlock Season 2 Episode 2 there. International. Music and Water. Festival by the Government of China. Her song KannalaneKehna Hi Kya from the film Bombay 1. The Guardians 1. Songs Everyone Must Hear list. Chithra is referred to as Chinna Kuyil English Little Nightingale or Keralathinte Vanambadi English Nightingale of Kerala or Nightingale of South India. Early lifeeditBorn in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, into a family of musicians, Chithras father, the late Krishnan Nair, was also her first guru teacher. Her elder sister K. S. Beena and her younger brother k Mahesh is also a playback singer. Chithra received her training in Carnatic music from Dr. K. Omanakutty, passed B. A. in music with first class and third rank from the University of Kerala, and completed a masters degree in music. She was selected for the National Talent Search Scholarship from the Central Government from 1. Playback singingeditMalayalam Cinema Chithra was introduced to Malayalam playback by M. G. Radhakrishnan in 1. Attahasam, Snehapoorvam Meera and Njan Ekananu were the first few films in which she recorded her voice. She also performed live concerts with K. J. Yesudas in India and abroad. The song Manjal Prasadavum from the film Nakhakshathangal 1. Bombay Ravi got her the second National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer. For the same composer, she sang the song Indupushpam Choodi Nilkum for the film Vaishali 1. National Film Award. Her first Kerala State Film Award for Best Singer was for the song Aayiram Kannumayi from the film Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu 1. Jerry Amaldev. Since then, she has earned wide recognition by singing popular songs under the compositions of Raveendran, Shyam, S. P. Venkitesh, Mohan Sithara, Kannur Rajan, Ilaiyaraaja, Johnson, Ouseppachan, M. K. Arjunan, A. T. Ummer, Berny Ignatius, M. B. Sreenivasan, Mohan Sithara, Vidyasagar, Ramesh Narayan, Sharreth and M. Jayachandran. 3 She is regarded as Nightingale of Kerala Vanambadi and recorded too many successful songs in Malayalam. She recorded maximum number of songs for the composer S. P. Venkitesh and her maximum duet songs in Malayalam are with K. J. Yesudas and M. G. Sreekumar. As of 2. Kerala State Awards for the record 1. Iso File here. Tamil Cinema Chithra made her debut in the Tamil film industry through the song Poojaikketha Poovithu from the film Neethana Antha Kuyil 1. Ilaiyaraaja. She was given the title Chinnakuyil after singing the song Chinna Kuyil Paadum from the 1. Poove Poochudava. Director Fazil cast her for this song after Ilaiyaraaja got impressed with her song sung in original version in Malayalam for the film Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu in 1. For the folksy classical song Paadariyaen Padippariyaen from the film Sindhu Bhairavi 1. National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer. Since then, she has recorded thousands of Tamil film songs composed by Ilaiyaraaja, A. R. Rahman, Deva, S. A. Rajkumar, Vidyasagar, Sirpy, Yuvan Shankar Raja, G. V. Prakash Kumar, Harris Jayaraj and Santhosh Narayanan. She has sung huge number of evergreen hit songs in Tamil which are remembered till date. She is the only female singer who has sung the maximum number of songs for the Academy Award winning composer A. R. Rahman for his Tamil film songs. Her fifth National award for best singer was for the song Oooh La La from the film Minsara Kanavu 1. Out of 1. 50 Tamil films from A. R. Rahman, Chithra lent her voice for 1. Telugu Cinema She was introduced to Telugu music through the musical Tamil Telugu dubbed film Sindhu Bhairavi in 1. Film Pralayam composed by K. V. Mahadevan, where she sang a huming portion in K. J. Yesudass song. Then in 1. 98. 6 she recorded two songs for the film Vijrumbhana Composed by music director Sathyam. Then she went on recording songs in Telugu from 1. Ilayaraja, Chakravarthy, K. V. Mahadevan Sathyam, but she had her breakthrough in 1. Gharshana Agni Natchathiram and Geetanjali, which were commercially successful in the Telugu musical field. She went on to become a regular singer for M. M. Keeravani, Raj Koti and S. V. Krishna Reddy and recorded all the songs in one film. Mostly all her life time hits in Telugu are composed by M. M. Keeravani. She was a sensation in Telugu musical industry and had the fame of recording all the songs in one film from 1. S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Mano. From late 8. 0s till 9. P. Susheela, Vani Jayaram, S. P. Sailaja and Jikki in many films. Chitra is known for giving soul to lyrics in Telugu states. Although she belongs to Kerala, she is highly encouraged in Telugu states for her expressive renditions. She has sung a song Venuvai Vachanu from the film Matrudevobhava under M. M. Keeravanis composition, which has turned into her life time hit song where she sang with high expression and emotion. One more song Kallaloki Kallu Petti composed by Koti from the film Nuvve Kavali was a huge chartbuster. It is known that, while recording this song Chitra really ended up crying, she has sung the song with huge emotion giving apt soul to the song. She has sung many evergreen songs in Telugu like Ninnu Kori from Gharshana,Maa Perati Jaamchettu from Pelli Sandadi, Asalem Gurtukuradu from Antahpuram, Kannaule from Bombay,Ennalaku Gurtochana from Varsham, Sitamma Vakitlo from Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Gopikamma from Mukunda and many other songs. K. S. Chitra won two awards in SIIMA 2. Kannada cinema Chithra started her journey in Kannada cinema through the film Preethi released in 1. The duet song Nee Hacchida Ee Kumkuma along with S. P. Balasubrahmanyam was composed by G. K. Venkatesh. In the same year, composer M. Ranga Rao offered her two songs in the film Aruna Raaga. This was followed by Sheela O My Sheela, a duet song with K. J. Yesudas and composed by Bappi Lahiri for the Dwarakish directorial fantasy adventure film Africadalli Sheela. For the rest of the 1. Rajan Nagendra, S. P. Venkatesh, Chakravarthy, Sankar Ganesh and Vijay Anand. Some of her popular songs in the 1. Karunamayi 1. 98. Suprabhatha 1. 98. C. B. I. Shankar 1. Hrudaya Geethe 1. Krishna Nee Kunidaga 1. From the early 9. Kannada industry and Chitra sang for most of songs released for the entire decade. The 1. 99. 0s saw Chithra being extensively featuring in most of the soundtracks composed by the popular composer Hamsalekha. Starting with the song Idu Maya Bazaru from the film C.