Mumbai: Model and actress Poonam Pandey, who was suffering from cervical cancer, passed away on Friday, sending a shock wave among her supporters and the film industry. She was 32.
Poonam’s manager, Nikita Sharma, confirmed the news. It was also confirmed on the official Instagram handle of the actress.
A post on her Instagram handle read, “This morning is a tough one for us. I am deeply saddened to inform you that we have lost our beloved Poonam to cervical cancer. Every living being that ever came into contact with her was met with pure love and kindness. In this time of grief, we would request privacy while we remember her fondly for all that we shared.”
Poonam, a model and occasional actress, was one of the Kingfisher Calendar girls in 2011. Known for her controversial remarks, she was last spotted on the reality TV show ‘Lock Upp’, which was hosted by actress Kangana Ranaut.