Chitra is known for her role in director KS Ravikumar’s ‘Cheran Pandiyan’ and Pandiarajan’s ‘Gopala Gopala’ among many others. She was nicknamed ‘Nallennai Chithra’ after acting in a Nallennai commercial that went viral. She was living along with her family in Saligramam and was acting in few serials.
The veteran actress has featured in several South Indian-language films including Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu. She has acted in over 100 films and has shared screen space with actors including Mohanlal and Prem Nazir.