Greatest Solos Ever by KS Chitra!

By - July 27, 2016 - 01:04 PM IST

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KS Chitra is one of the most amazing, wonderful, versatile and extremely down to earth playback singers we have in Telugu Film Industry. She is literally a boon to Music lovers of Telugu Film Songs. Her unfaltering smile, sweetness in voice, amazing simplicity has been enthralling Telugu Cinema right from the 80s. Though she is breathtakingly famous for her striking voice all over South India, Chitra ‘s fantastic diction and expression for Telugu songs make her very special!

Chitra was already in good fame in Tamil and Malayalam film industry during mid 80s. Her song “Paadariyen Padippariyen” (Paadalenu Pallavaina in Telugu) from Sindhu Bhairavi fetched her National Award as well. Maesro Ilaiyaraaja has been quite instrumental in giving her the much needed break with playback singing. Right from mid 80s, Chitra has been singing for many of Maestro’s composed albums such as Marana Mrudangam, Akhari Poratam etc.,

But her real breakthrough song which changed her Telugu film playback singing forever is undoubtedly Oh Priya Priya from Geethanjali. Telugu Audience noticed her for the first time and was amazed with a fresh, youthful voice which was flawless in every respect. The song literally mesmerized music lovers as well as normal listeners alike and created a fresh wave in Telugu Cinema. Her diction was so perfect that people had to assume that she is a Telugu native!

On the eve of the nightingale’s birthday, iQlikmovies remembers some of the greatest solos sung by this amazing playback singer:

1.  Paadalenu PallavainaSindhu Bhairavi -     Ilaiyaraaja

2.  Raanela Vasanthale -   Dance Master  -        Ilaiyaraaja

3.  Jallantha                 -   Geethanjali      -         Ilaiyaraaja

4.  Ninnu Kori               -   Gharshana      -         Ilaiyaraaja

5. O Maina                  -    Antham          -          RD Burman

6. Venuvai Vacchanu    -    Maatrudhevobhava -  MM Keeravani

Kannanule               -    Bombay               -    AR Rahman

8. Dooboochulaatelara  -   Priyuralu Pilichindhi-  AR Rahman
Manasunna Unnadhi  -   Priyamaina Neeku  - Shivashankar

10.Kita Kita Thalupulu   -   Manasantha Nuvve  - RP Patnaik

11.Venu Maadhava       -    Nennuanu              - MM Keeravani

12.Innallakku Gurtocchana- Varsham              - Devi Sri Prasad

13.Mounamgaane Edhagamani- Naa Autograph- MM Keeravani

14.Telusuna Telusuna   -   Sontham                  - Devi Sri Prasad

15.Kalavaramaaye Madhilo- Kalavaramaaye Madhilo- Sharath Vasudevan