Indian Playback singer Pawani Pandey (nick name "CHHUNKI") was born on 20 July in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Her father Mr. Akshat Pandey is a Civil Engineer and her mother Mrs. Aparna Pandey is an interior designer. Pawni completed her schooling from Utpal Shanghvi School and further studies from MREC / MNIT Jaipur.
She also completed B.A. from Mithibai College, Mumbai. Pawni was in the top 5 of Little Champ, India's version of American idol and was voted by the judges to be the most talented 16 year old singer in all of India. She also used her singing talent during the Kargil war for collecting money for our jawans at the border. She has sung numerous songs Meet Me Daily Baby, Dhuaan, Lovely Jind Wali, Meet Me Daily Baby - Beat Mix, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, G Pe Danda, Aa Jaa Mahi Ve, Naina Tose Lage, Raja Se Kar Le Pyar, Maar Ke Aayi Tadaka Jawani, Jhoomo Re Jhoomo, Sharm Laaj, Ishq Hai Khufiapanti, Hum Toh Jeete Hain, Jai Jai Mata Sherawali, Cheecho Cheech Ganeriyan, Pt.2, Yeh Dil Tera Deewana, Ee Gaayam Ee Gaayam, Laila Main Laila for movies like Raees, Welcome back, Bodyguard, Manjhi, Gulaab Gang, Fugly, Merathiya Gangsters, Kissan, Attacks of 26/11 & Many more.