Controversial actress and internet sensation Poonam Pandey has passed away. Her family announced that she died due to cervical cancer.
For some time, she had been suffering from cervical cancer and breathed her last at her residence in Uttar Pradesh.
At the young age of 32, her death has left her family and friends in a deep state of mourning, casting a shadow of sorrow over the film industry as well.
Poonam Pandey often made headlines more for her controversial statements than her acting. She captivated everyone with her style and bold looks.
A video made by Poonam Pandey before the 2011 World Cup final had created a huge stir at the time.
Her announcement that she would strip if the Indian team won the final match had attracted the attention of the entire nation.
These bold statements created a sensation at the time, reflecting her bravery and bold decision-making, as commented by some.
Regarding Poonam Pandey’s personal life, she started her career as a model. She was a top-9 contestant in the ‘Gladrags Manhunt & Mega Model Contest’.
In 2013, Poonam made her entry into Bollywood with the bold film ‘Nasha’. She also acted in a Kannada film in 2014 titled ‘Love Is Poison’.
Poonam Pandey did a film in Telugu too. In 2015, she acted in the film ‘Malini & Co‘.
Later, Poonam Pandey performed a special song in the movie ‘Aa Gaya Hero’. Most recently, she acted in the Bollywood film ‘The Journey of Karma’ (2018).
It’s noteworthy that she participated as a contestant in the first season of ‘Lockup’, hosted by Bollywood star heroine Kangana Ranaut.
During the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, Poonam Pandey married her boyfriend Sam. Their wedding was a simple affair due to quarantine regulations.
However, just 11 days into the marriage, Poonam made headlines by filing a complaint against her husband with the Mumbai police, alleging that he subjected her to mental harassment and physical abuse.