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KS Chithra Live concert in Manchester on Saturday March 31

By A Staff Reporter

STOCKPORT (Manchester) March 19: Indian legendary singer KS Chithra will perform a Live concert on Saturday March 31, 2018 from 15:00 to 19:00 (BST) at The Plaza, Stockport, Manchester, Mersey Square SK1 1SP.
 
The concert, hosted by Northern Tamil Association, will be a musical extravaganza, predominantly of Tamil songs with a sprinkle of other languages such as Malayalam, Hindi and other. 
 
 
 
K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala, often referred to as Chinna Kuyil (Little Nightingale) or Keralathinte Vanambadi (Nightingale of Kerala) or Nightingale of South India. She has sung in a number of Indian languages as well as Urdu, Latin, Arabic, Sinhalese and English. She has recorded more than 30,000 Songs for various films and albums. 
 
 
She is a recipient of six National Film Awards, seven Filmfare Awards South and 35 different state film awards. She 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. Her song "Kannalane/Kehna Hi Kya" from the film Bombay (1995) was included in The Guardian's "1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear" list.
 
Northern Tamil Association is a charity organisation which has been serving the Tamil speaking people in the northern part of the United Kingdom for the past 20 years. Northern Tamil Association (NTA) is a non-political, secular, non-profitable, cultural organisation for the Tamils in the United Kingdom. Their main aim is to preserve and promote the rich Tamil culture and Tamil language among the expatriate Tamils living in the United Kingdom.