Chitra Singh is a renowned Ghazal singer. Chitra was born in a Bengali family. She did not undergo any formal music training and music was in her blood. In fact, She learnt music from her mother.
She was married to Jagjit Singh, a prominent Ghazal singer who died on October 10 2011. The couple formed a great pair as Ghazal singers and are considered as the pioneers of modern Ghazal singing.