Vandana was born in a highly academic family where
her parents were reputed teachers . She started
singing as a child with her parents and later on she
started learning from Pt. Arun Mishra of Faizabad .
She became popular in Awadh region for her good
voice quality and well-mannered sober
performances. At present she is considered as one of
the finest exponents of "Awadhi Lok Gayan".
Awadhi Samaj & Awadhi Vikas Sansthan, Lucknow,
International Literacy Festival, Lucknow, Bauddh
Mahotsav, Shravasti and some other prestigious
program s of Department of culture, U.P. such as
Pun/vayi, Awadhi Lok Rang, Holi Khelat Raghuveera
etc. Her Awadhi folk songs mesmerized the audience
all times. Some of her famous songs such as " Ye
Duino Naina Katari....", " Hamri Gulabi Chunariya....",
"Bahar Goriya....." etc. are immensely popular among
A part from these songs she performs on a
high pitch, she is also known for her nice singing of
some of the popular folksongs of Mrs. Sharda Sinha,
for example, "Le Chala Patna Bajar Ho Jiya Na Lage
Ghar Ma" and "Paniya Ke Jahaj Se ..."etc. . She has
the highest regard and respect for Sharda Sinha
and Lata Didi.