Mumbai: Actor and model Poonam Pandey passed away on Friday at the age of 32 due to cervical cancer, according to her media manager.
A post on Pandey's official Instagram account read, "This morning is a tough one for us. Deeply saddened to inform you that we have lost our beloved Poonam to cervical cancer. Every living form that ever came in contact with her was met with pure love and kindness. In this time of grief, we would request for privacy while we remember her fondly for all that we shared."
Pandey's media manager Parul Chawla has confirmed the news of the actor's demise.
No details of Pandey’s passing, where and when, or whether any of her family members were present, are provided in the message.
She was seen in Bigg Boss (2011), and then made her Bollywood debut in 2013 with the film “Nasha”, “GST - Galti Sirf Tumhari” (2017), and a few other films and television serials.
In 2011, she grabbed headlines by promising to strip for the Indian cricket team if it bagged the Cricket World Cup that year, and similar such daredevilry on various occasions.
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In 2011, she grabbed headlines by promising to strip for the Indian cricket team if it bagged the Cricket World Cup that year, and similar shocking announcements on various occasions.