Pavithra Chari is a vocalist, composer and music educator from New Delhi. She is one half of the critically acclaimed duo Shadow and Light, a contemporary classical project with Anindo Bose. Having been trained in Hindustani classical under Shri. Satya Narayan Maharana for over ten years, she is currently honing her musical skills under the tutelage of Smt. Shubha Mudgal. She is a recipient of the Sahitya Kala Parishad scholarship for advanced training in Hindustani Music Vocals.