“Even now, popular culture fails to represent the work of female detectives correctly,” she says criticising Bollywood films like Bobby Jasoos which overly sexualise the women detectives. “A lot of research and meticulous planning goes into every case that detectives, especially the women, undertake.” Pandit also takes into account the mental well-being of a potential client. “For me, it is imperative that what I do benefits the clients and not plunge them further into depression because often the truth can be bitter,” she explains, adding how she involves and advises professional counselling where needed.