Model and reality show contestant, Poonam Pandey, who gained fame for her bold persona, succumbed to cervical cancer, as announced by her team on Friday. The news of her untimely death at the age of 32 has left the industry in shock, prompting condolences from numerous celebrities.
Following India’s 2011 Cricket World Cup victory, Poonam Pandey, expressing disappointment with the BCCI’s decision, fulfilled her promise by posting a nude photo on social media when the Kolkata Knight Riders won the IPL trophy in the subsequent year.
2. World Cup 2011 Stripping Controversy
In 2011, Poonam Pandey garnered attention by pledging to strip if India won the Cricket World Cup. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) intervened, preventing her from carrying out the act.
3. Google Bans Poonam Pandey’s App
In 2017, Poonam Pandey launched the Pandey App, featuring explicit content. Google swiftly banned the app from the Play Store, sparking debates on digital freedom of expression.
4. Covid Lockdown Arrest
Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, Poonam Pandey and her husband faced legal consequences for violating regulations. Mumbai Police arrested the couple for irresponsible behavior during the pandemic, leading to widespread criticism.
5. Assault Accusations Against Husband
In 2021, Poonam Pandey filed a domestic violence complaint against her husband, resulting in his arrest. During the reality show ‘Lock Upp’, she disclosed the alleged domestic violence she endured in her marriage.
Brave Battle Against Cervical Cancer
Poonam Pandey’s team released a statement confirming her demise due to cervical cancer. Her manager, Nikita Sharma, expressed sorrow over the loss, describing Poonam Pandey as a beloved actress and social media personality.