Chitra Singh Biography

Chitra Singh Biography!! She is an Indian ghazal singer. Chitra, alongside her husband, Jagjit Singh, popularized the ghazal genre. Respectfully she is known as the “king and queen of the Ghazal world,” the husband and wife duo created some of the most successful Indian music of the 1970s and ’80s.

king and queen of the Ghazal world

Chitra Singh Biography

Bio
Real Name Chitra Shome (aka Chitra Dutta)
Profession Singer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet inches– 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 60 kg
in pounds– 132 lbs
Eye Colour Hazel Brown
Hair Colour Black (dyed brown)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 11 April 1945
Birth Place Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Age (as in 2017) 72 Years
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality Indian
Hometown Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Debut Music Album: The Unforgettables
Playback Singer: Film- Sath-Sath
Family Not Known
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Reading, Singing & Travelling
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s) Bengali Cuisines, Punjabi Cuisines & Italian Cuisines
Favourite Actor(s) Amitabh BachchanRajesh KhannaDharmendra
Favourite Actresses RekhaMadhuri Dixit, Sharmila Tagore
Favourite Singer(s) Jagjit Singh, Talat Mahmood, Lata Mangeshkar
Favourite Colour(s) Black, Pink, Red
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends Jagjit Singh
Husband/Spouse Debo Prasad Dutta (First Husband/Divorced)
Jagjit Singh (Second Husband)
Marriage Date Year 1961 (First Marriage)
Year 1969 (second marriage)
Children Son– Late Vivek Singh
Daughter– Late Monica Dutta

Chitra Singh Age

Chitra Singh Age

Chitra Singh was born on 11 April 1940 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India.

Chitra Singh Personal Life

Chitra Singh Personal Life

She was born as Chitra Shome into a Bengali family. After completing her education, Chitra was married to Debo Prasad Dutta, an executive in a leading advertising agency. Their wedding was held in the mid-1950s, and the couple had a daughter her name is Monica.

While still married to Debo Prasad, She met Jagjit Singh, at that time a struggling singer. Jagjit was of Sikh heritage and hailed from Sriganganagar in distant Rajasthan. They both first met at a recording studio in 1967, by time the marriage of the Duttas was already under strain for unknown reasons.

Some Facts About Chitra Singh

Some Facts About Chitra Singh

  • She was Belongs to a Bengali family and got married when she was just 16 years old.
  • Chitra met Jagjit Singh in her ex-husband’s recording studio, where Jagjit used to visit during his struggling days. Chitra soon fell in love with his voice and persona.
  • Chitra 21 years old son, Vivek Singh, died in a road accident.
  • Chitra recorded her last song ‘Mere Dukh Ki koi Dawa Na Karo’ on the same year, before the demise of her son.
  • Chitra began singing with Jagjit Singh and the duo was termed the “Ghazal Couple”.

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