Awindra Pratap Pandey Wiki (Nirbhaya’s Boyfriend) Age, Bio, Family

Awindra Pratap Pandey
Awindra Pratap Pandey

Awindra Pratap Pandey is a Software Engineer who hails from New Delhi. He is the boyfriend of the Delhi gang-rape victim “Nirbhaya”. Currently, he is in the news because according to him the Netflix series which is based on the incident does not reflect the true image.


Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Education

Awindra Pandey took birth in 1987 in New Delhi. His parents belong from the Hindu religion. The man completed his education from Delhi University & is a software engineer.

There is no much information available about his father, mother & his siblings. Pratap was brought up by his parents in Delhi.


Personal life & Relationship with Nirbhaya

Awindra Pratap Pandey better known as Nirbhaya’s boyfriend is a person whose home town in Delhi. “Nirbhaya” is the name given by the media after the incident because of the govt. at that time did not want the media to use her real name. Nirbhaya means fearless.

Nirbhaya’s real name is Jyoti Singh. Awindra and Nirbhaya were in a relationship when the gruesome incident happened. The relationship status of Pandey is not known. There are many allegations against him for demanding a fee to give an interview to the media (news channel).


Where is Awindra Pratap Pandey Right Now?

Pandey the friend of the victim is a Software engineer by profession. Right now he is living in Bangalore, India.

He was in news in the news when he told that the Netflix series “Delhi Crime” lacks some key factor and is not displaying the real image of the incident.

Pandey also got blamed by the Journalist Ajit Anjum for charging money to get interviewed.


Nirbhaya Rape Case, Accuser & the Incident

In the year 2012, the date was 16 December. A girl named Jyoti Singh was on her way home with her boyfriend Awindra Pratap Pandey after watching the movie. On the way, they boarded a white bus.

People in Delhi protesting
People in Delhi protesting

The bus had five passengers in it. On the way, the bus driver stopped the bus and the men on the bus including the bus driver started beating Awinder badly & after that, they raped the girl. They inserted the rod in her private parts. After this, they threw both the girl and the boy on the road.

Nirbhaya's Parents Protesting
Nirbhaya’s Parents Protesting

They both were bleeding very badly. Pandey somehow took her to the hospital. Jyoti had wounds to her abdomen & intestine. Her friend recovered from his injuries.

But she was not recovering so it was decided to take her to Singapore for further treatment. On the way to Singapore, she suffered cardiac arrest on the flight. On December 29, 2012, she was declared dead.


The suspects include Ram Singh (the bus driver), Mukesh Singh, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta, Akshay Thakur, and a minor (17 years old).



On 12 October 2019 the senior journalist Ajit Anjum, through his Tweets made a shocking revelation. He said that a person named Awindra Pandey, the friend of the Delhi gang-rape victim “Nirbhaya”.

According to him, the man is charging money from the news channels for the interview. Anjum explained that first when he came to hear about this then he thought it might be a rumor.

But after this he decided to check the truth, so he asked one of his reporters to bring him for the interview for which his uncle demanded 100,000 INR and the deal settled for 70,000 INR. When Anjum came to know about this he decided to do a sting operation in which he wanted to make a video of Pandey accepting the money.

In a sequence of 10 tweets, Ajit Anjum described the whole thing.


Real Full Birth NameAwindra Pratap Pandey.
Internet NameAwindra Pandey.
ProfessionSoftware Engineer.
Famous AsNirbhaya’s Boyfriend.
Age (How old, as of 2019) 32 years.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday1987.
Birthplace/Hometownnew Delhi.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Straight.
House InNew Delhi.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)not available.
Social Media Account StatsNo.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5′ 6″.
Centimeters: 167cm.
Meters: 1.67 m.
WeightKilograms: 60 Kg.
Pounds: 132.2 lbs.
Tattoo details?No.
Eye ColorBlack.
Hair ColorBlack.
Parents Father: Name not available.
Mother: Name not available.
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusUnmarried.
Dating History?Not disclosed by him.
Highest QualificationGraduate.
SchoolLocal High School.
Alma Mater.Not available.
Source of IncomeJob.


Physical Stats & Appearance

He is a person with a fair height of 5 feet 6 inches (5’6”) & has a weight of approximately 60 KG (132.2lbs). Awindra is a software engineer and wears Pant & shirt whenever been on interviews.

He has a semi bald head with black hair and black eyes. With fair skin tone, he maintains the look of a common man.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Awindra Pratap Pandey

  • Pandey is working in an IT company in Bangalore, India.
  • On the night of the incident, he and her friend were coming home after watching the movie “The Life of Pie”.
  • According to him the Netflix series “Delhi Crimes” does not describe the true and real image of the incident.
  • Before the happening of the incident, Jyoti gave him a ring.
  • Awindra Pratap Pandey is originally from Gorakhpur.

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  • Some people recognize him as a true friend whereas some recognize him as a bad person for demanding money for the interview.
  • When he was on the bus the suspects attacked on him with a rod.
  • Pandey was badly injured by the suspects and after that, they both were thrown on the road to die.


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