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தமிழ் சினிமா திரையுலகில் 30 வருடங்களை நிறைவு செய்த சித்ரா பின்னணிப் பாடகி கேஎஸ்சித்ரா chitra completes three decades in film music singer kschitra
Award-winning playback singer KS Chitra, known as Chinna Kuiyil, has completed 30 years in film mucic. She has sung more than 15,000 songs. 47 year old Chitra has sung for films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Badaga and Punjabi languages. Her first singing assignment was for the Malayalam movie ‘Attahasam’ in 1979, but it was released only in 1983. Her first recorded song was a duet with legendary singer Yesudas in ‘Njaan Ekananu’. She is the only female playback singer to have sung maximum number of songs for Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman for Tamil and Telugu movies.
Story first published: Sunday, January 30, 2011, 15:59 [IST]