Parvati Khan (née Maharaj) is a pop singer who sang the song "Jimmy Jimmy Aaja" in the Bollywood movie Disco Dancer, which won a Gold Disc award. Later she also sang "Khula Thala Chod Aayi" after having won a nationwide talent contest in Trinidad. She stirred up significant controversy in India by offering prayers in Kashi Vishwanath temple, she admitted to having performed abhishek at the temple in Varanasi during Mahashivratri despite having been banned earlier from doing so due to opposition from the Shiv Sainiks in 2004. She has also embarked on a number of other projects including serving as a spiritual guru at the Tihar Jail, believing that she has been chosen as a peace envoy.
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