She was born on 27 July 1963. She is also known as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra. She is a playback singer. She is from Kerala. She sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music. She sang for many movies and in languages like: Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Badaga, Sanskrit, Tulu, Urdu and Punjabi songs. She got six National Film Awards (the most by any female singer), 6 Filmfare Awards South and 31 different state film awards. She has also won all the four south Indian state film awards. She was born in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. She was born in musician family. Her singing talent was identified to late Krishnan Nair. She got music training from Dr. K. Omanakutty. She completed her B.A. Exam from the University of Kerala. She is married to Vijayashankar who is an engineer and businessman and settled in Chennai. Their daughter died in a pool accident. Check out this page for more updates on Chitra.