Event

Snehapoorvam KS Chithra
07
Oct
2018

Snehapoorvam KS Chithra

  • Location:Kochi
  • Venue:JTPAC Tripunithura
  • Length:07:00 pm

Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra, is an Indian playback singer who sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music. She has sung in a number of Indian languages such as Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Punjabi, Gujarati, Tulu, Urdu, Sanskrit and Badaga as well as foreign languages such as Malay, Latin, Arabic, Sinhalese and English. She has recorded many songs (over 20000 Songs) for various films and albums in 18 different languages.

Chithra is a recipient of six National Film Awards, seven Filmfare Awards South and 35 different state film awards (16 Kerala State Awards). She has won all the four south Indian state film awardsShe was honored with India’s civilian honor Padma Shri in 2005. 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 world’s prestigious concert hall Royal Albert Hall in London. She is considered to be the only singer from India who was honoured in Qinghai International Music and Water Festival by the Government of China. Her song “Kannalane/Kehna Hi Kya” from the film Bombay (1995) was included in The Guardian’s “1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear” list.