Rajani Pandit is an Indian private investigator who is regarded as the first woman private investigator in the state of Maharashtra, and sometimes the first in India. She has been the subject of a documentary, written two books, received numerous awards, and is considered one of the most famous detectives in India.
Based on her experiences, Pandit has written two books: Faces Behind Faces and Mayajal. The former has won two awards, while the later has won six awards.
In addition to honours for her books, Pandit is a recipient of the Hirkani award from Doordarshan that honours women achievers. She is the subject of a documentary film made by Dinkar Rao, titled Lady James Bond.