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Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Malayalam

K. S. Chithra has the most wins 4 from 6 nominations.
Shreya Ghoshal,a record setting 4 time filmfare winner in this category.She also holds the highest number of nominations(11) and most consecutive nominations(10) from 2010 to 2016.

The Filmfare Best Female Playback Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards South for Malayalam films. The first Malayalam award was given in 2007. Before that, since 1997 till 2005, a common award for playback was available for both Male and Female singers of all the four South Indian languages.



Superlative Artist Record
Most awards Shreya Ghoshal 4
K. S. Chithra
Most nominations Shreya Ghoshal 11
Most consecutive wins Shreya Ghoshal 2 (2011-2012), (2015-2016)
K. S. Chithra 2 (2009-2010)
Most consecutive nominations Shreya Ghoshal 10 (2010-2016)


The following is a list of the award winners and the film and song for which they won.

Year Singer Film Song
2018 K. S. Chithra Kamboji "Nadavathil"
2017 Chinmayi[1] Action Hero Biju "Oonjalil Aadi"
2016 Shreya Ghoshal[2] Ennu Ninte Moideen "Kaathirunnu"
2015 Shreya Ghoshal[3] How Old Are You? "Vijanathayil"
2014 Vaikom Vijayalakshmi[4] Nadan "Ottakku Padunna"
2013 Shweta Mohan[5] Arike "Shyama Hare"
2012 Shreya Ghoshal[6] Pranayam "Paattil Ee Paattil"
2011 Shreya Ghoshal Anwar "Kizhakku Pookkum"
2010 K. S. Chithra Pazhassi Raja "Kunnathe Konna"
2009 K. S. Chithra Thirakkatha "Oduvil Oru"
2008 Shweta Mohan Ore Kadal "Yamuna Veruthe"
2007 K. S. Chithra Vadakkumnathan "Kalabham Tharam"


The nominees were announced publicly only from 2009. The list along with winners:


2009: K. S. Chithra - "Oduvil Oru" - Thirakkatha


2010: K. S. Chithra - "Kunnathe Konna" - Pazhassi Raja

2011: Shreya Ghoshal - "Kizhakku Pookkum" - Anwar

2012: Shreya Ghoshal – "Paattil Ee Paattil" - Pranayam

2013: Shweta Mohan – "Shyama Hare" - Arike

2014: Vaikom Vijayalakshmi - "Ottakku Padunna" - Nadan

2015: Shreya Ghoshal - "Vijanathayil" - How Old Are You?

2016: Shreya Ghoshal - "Kaathirunnu" - Ennu Ninte Moideen

2017: Chinmayi"Oonjalil Aadi" - Action Hero Biju

2018: K. S. Chithra"Nadavathil Thurannilla" - Kambhoji


  1. ^ "Winners of the 64th Jio Filmfare Awards (South)". Filmfare. 17 June 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
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