Poonam Pandey, aged 32, has passed away due to cervical cancer, as confirmed by her manager. The news was initially shared on her official Instagram account, expressing deep sorrow over the loss and requesting privacy for mourning. The sudden demise has shocked many, eliciting disbelief and condolences from her followers.
Poonam Pandey gained prominence as a model, particularly noted for her bold promise to strip if India won the 2011 Cricket World Cup final. This declaration propelled her into the spotlight across various social media platforms.
In her recent endeavors, she participated in the first season of Lock Upp, hosted by Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, which further broadened her fan base. Despite not clinching victory, her presence on the show garnered significant attention. The inaugural season was ultimately won by stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui.
Additionally, Poonam Pandey’s personal life attracted attention when she surprised many by marrying Sam Bombay. Their social media presence showcased their relationship, yet it was marred by allegations of domestic violence, leading to a short-lived marriage in 2020.