K.S.Chitra, made her debut in 1984 as a playback singer. She sung about 18000 film songs in various Indian languages to date. She has achieved six National Film awards so far, highest ever in history and about 35 awards instituted by various state governments. She has been awarded the Padma Shri in 2005. She has won about 10 FilmFare awards and has promoted the vision of ‘Snehanandana Charitable Trust’. The trust distributes Rs.4000.00 per month to about 25 musicians in their initial years until they die.
She was honored with INDIAN WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD by the President of India on January 20, 2018 at New Delhi.