Chitra

Chitra (चित्र, feminine चित्रा) is a Sanskrit adjective meaning "excellent, distinguished; bright, bright-coloured". As a noun, it may refer to:

  • Chitrai, the Tamil name of Spica
    • in Hindu astrology, the corresponding nakshatra (lunar mansion).
    • a common Hindu given name for girls born under said nakshatra
  • Chitra is a major nadi mentioned in Shiva Samhita containing Brahmarandhra (ब्रह्मरन्ध्रं, "door to Brahm", see Sahasrara)
  • The following people carry the name Chitra:
    • K. S. Chithra, an Indian playback singer
    • Chitra Bahadur K.C. is a Nepalese politician
    • Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, an Indian-American author, poet, and professor of English
    • Chitra Bharucha, a former Consultant Haematologist and Vice Chair of the BBC Trust
    • Chitra Ganesh, an artist based in Brooklyn, New York
    • Chitra Lekha Yadav is a Nepalese politician
    • Chitra Mudgal, a leading literary figure in modern Hindi literature
    • Chitra Singh, a female ghazal singer
    • Chitra K. Soman, an Indian sprinter
    • Chitra Subramaniam, an Indian journalist
    • Chitra Visweswaran a classical dancer
  • Chitra is the title of a book which is a collection of poems written by the Bengali poet and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore
  • Amar Chitra Katha, one of India's largest selling comic book series
  • Chitra Bharti Kathamala, a popular Indian Comic publication during the early 80s
  • Chitra (genus), a turtle genus
    • Chitra indica, a narrow-headed soft-shelled turtle
    • Chitra chitra, a striped narrow-headed softshell turtle
  • Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, India
  • Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram, India
  • Chitra is a river in the Narail District of southwestern Bangladesh
  • Chitrakar, "One who paints" (chitra means a painting)


Other articles related to "chitra":

Chitra Visweswaran
... Chitra Visweswaran is a Bharatnatyam dancer ... Deeply entrenched in the old Tanjore tradition of Bharathanatyam, Chitra Visweswaran’s association with dance began at a very early age ... Chitra owes her artistic and creative vision to her mother and intellectual quest to her father, Sri ...
Tamil Nadu State Film Award For Best Female Playback - The List
... Chitra "Ovvoru Pookalume" Autograph 2003 Harini "Aalanguyil" Parthiban Kanavu 2002 Chinmayi "Oru Deivam Thanda" Kannathil Muthamittal 2001 Sujatha Mohan "Un Samayal Arayil ... Chitra "Kannalane" Bombay 1994 Swarnalatha "Porale Ponnuthayi" Karuththamma 1993 Sujatha Mohan "Netru Illadha Matram" Pudhiya Mugam 1992 Minmini "Chinna Chinna Asai" Roja 1991 Swarnalatha "Povoma Oorgolam" Chinna ... Chitra "Vanthathey Kungumam" Kizhakku Vasal 1989 P ...
April 1st Vidudhala - Sound Track
... Track # Song Singer(s) Duration 1 Chukkalu Themanna Mano, Chitra 2 ... Matante Matenanta S ... Balasubrahmanyam, Chitra 3 ... Neejamante SP ... Balasubramaniam, Chitra 4 ... Ompula Vaikari SP ...
Manathil Uruthi Vendum - Soundtrack
... Manathil Uruthi Vendum Soundtrack album by Ilaiyaraaja Released 1987 (1987) Language Tamil No ... Title Singers Length 1 ...
Azhagan - Audio Tracks
... Balasubramaniam, Chitra Thathithom by Chitra Nenjamadi Nenjam by SP ... Balasubramaniam, Chitra Vandhaen Vandhaen by Seerkazhi Sivachidambaram, Malaysia Vasudevan, Chitra All Songs written by Pulamaipithan ...