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 the masses.

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.

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