Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra often credited as K. S. Chithra, born on 27th July 1963, is an Indian playback singer.Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music. She has lent her voice to Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Badaga, Sanskrit, Tulu, Urdu and Punjabi songs. She has recorded more than 25,000 songs for various films and albums.She is married to Vijayashankar and Their only daughter, Nandana, died aged eight.She is a recipient of six National Film Awards (the most by any female singer), 6 Filmfare Awards South and 31 different state film awards. She has won all the four south Indian state film awards.Chitra Also Released Many Albums including Piya Basanti (2000), Sunset Point,My Tribute Dedicated to MS SubbuLakshmi,Nightingale: A Salute to Lataji(2009) tribute to Lata Mangeshkar on her 80th birthday. She also planned a ghazal album with Ghulam Ali and Asha Bhosle. In 2014, Chithra recorded a song at a Singapore studio for A. R. Rahman’s private album Raunaq. Now, She is one of the Judge for Super Singer 8 Show in Maa.