Poonam Pandey, mannequin and actuality TV star, has died of cervical most cancers, her supervisor stated as we speak, sparking shock and intense hypothesis due to the shortage of particulars or any household assertion.
The 32-year-old, who was final seen on the fact present Lock Upp, “bravely fought the illness” and died this morning, her group stated in an announcement.
“Poonam Pandey, the beloved actress and social media character, has tragically handed away this morning resulting from Cervical Most cancers, leaving the leisure trade in shock and mourning,” her supervisor Nikita Sharma stated.
“Her unwavering spirit amidst her well being struggles was really outstanding,” shared Ms Sharma, highlighting the “essential want for elevated consciousness and proactive measures in opposition to preventable ailments like Cervical Most cancers”.
Reactions on social media ranged from disbelief to scepticism, with many stating that the mannequin was seen on the pink carpet at a Goa occasion simply three days in the past.
The information of Poonam Pandey’s demise emerged a day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced plans for cervical most cancers vaccination for ladies aged 9 to 14 as a part of her interim Finances 2024.
Her media supervisor Parul Chawla, who was cited by experiences as having confirmed her demise, later asserted that Poonam Pandey’s sister had referred to as “relating to her sudden demise” and that she was ready for particulars.
“That is to position on document that we’ve got obtained a name from her member of the family (sister) this morning relating to her sudden demise (as posted on her official Insta id ). We’re awaiting additional info from the household to replace everybody. We’ll launch official assertion as we obtain the additional replace to be shared,” Ms Chawla stated.
This morning, the information emerged when the mannequin’s group posted on her official Instagram web page.
“This morning is a tricky one for us. Deeply saddened to tell you that we’ve got misplaced our beloved Poonam to cervical most cancers. Each dwelling type that ever got here in touch together with her was met with pure love and kindness. On this time of grief, we might request privateness whereas we keep in mind her fondly for all that we shared,” the assertion stated.
Poonam Pandey shot to fame after posting a video message forward of the 2011 Cricket World Cup last that she would strip if group India received. She didn’t, however did put up a nude photograph when her favorite group Kolkata Knight Riders received the IPL the subsequent 12 months. Through the years, she gathered a legion of social media followers together with her controversial statements and was usually seen in specific movies.
In 2022, she drew vast consideration with a stint within the Kangana Ranaut-led actuality present Lock Upp. She additionally acted in some movies.