|Born||Hindi: पावनी पानढेय
20 July 1992 
|Residence||Mumbai, India |
|Genres||Filmi, Pop, Rock, Indian classical music. |
Pawni Pandey (Hindi: पावनी पान्देय) (Born 20 July 1992) is an Indian singer and was finalist on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs and advanced to fifth place with public votes. She made her debut in the singing reality show Indian Idol. Post the reality show, she has sung a diverse number of songs in Bollywood films and is a live performer in both national and international shows.
She became more well-known after her sung song "Laila Main Laila" from Raees became hit. She received significant amount of Indian media coverage due to her much acclaimed singing of the song. She then became a part of the Grand Jury for the Singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs 2017 judging the upcoming fresh new talent of the bollywood playback industry
Early life and career
Pawni Pandey had an inborn love for music, at the age of 3 she started singing and at the age of 9 her parents recognised her talent  and at the age of 10, her family migrated from Jaipur to Mumbai so that Pawni can pursue music seriously and get better oppurtunities. After moving to mumbai at a young age, she participated in the "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs" were she was adjudged as the "Best Female Singer". However the music directors insisted her to give herself more time and get trained well as she was too young to make a career as a singer in the Hindi cinema. She than got formally trained in Indian classical music, and received special training in western music from vocal dynamics trainer Thomas Appell from Los Angeles. She graduated from the Mithibai College of Mumbai.
During Pawni's childhood days she had look up to much respected singer Lata Mangeshkar as an inspiration, among the current generation of musicians her favourites are Amaal Mallik, Sachin-Jigar and Arijit Singh.
Pawni admires singer and music programmer Arijit Singh, In an Interview given to the Daily News and Analysis Pawni considered Arijit as an inspiration to the aspiring singers, She said - One need to work very hard, Arijit Singh has made a name for himself in today's time because of the skills that he possess and the hardwork that he had done. She further expressed her desire to sing duets with him.
|2006||Ek Jind Ek Jaan ||Cheecho Cheech Ganeriyan||Uttam Singh||Hans Raj Hans||Punjabi Film|
|2009||Kisaan ||Jhoomo Re Jhoomo||Daboo Malik||Daboo Malik, Tarranum Malik, Sujata Majumdar, Abhijit Ghoshal, AD Boyz|
|2009||Rhyme Time In Toyland||Mommy And Daddy||Jayesh Gandhi||Ketki Pandey||Children's Day Special Album|
|2010||Do Dilon Ke Khel Mein||Jaane Kyun Pyaar Mein (Remix)||Daboo Malik||Daboo Malik|
|2013||Policegiri||Jhoom Barabar Jhoom||Himesh Reshammiya||Vineet Singh, Shabab Sabri, Aman Trikha|
|2014||Gulaab Gang ||Sharm Laaj||Soumik Sen, Sadhu Sushil Tiwari||Malabika Brahma|
|2014||Fugly||Lovely Jind Wali|
|2015||Manjhi - The Mountain Man||Gehlore Ki Goriya||Sandesh Shandilya||Bhavin Shastri|
|2017||Raees||Laila Main Laila||Kalyanji–Anandji, Ram Sampath|
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- Priya Adivarekar (12 March 2014). "For the love of music". Indian Express. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
- "This Laila is the new rage". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
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- "Got lots of opportunities after Salman Khan-starrer ‘Bodyguard’: Singer Pawni Pandey". IANS, Mumbai. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- Prachita pandey. ""Yes I listen to my song everyday says Laila main Laila singer pawni pandey". Daily News and Analysis. DNA Web desk. Archived from the original on 30 June 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
- "Laila Main Laila! Sunny Leone sizzles with KILLER moves; Shah Rukh Khan nails it with intense kohl-eyes". Zee News. 2016-12-21. Retrieved 2016-12-21.