In a shocking turn of events, Bollywood actress Poonam Pandey has passed away. The news of her demise has left her fans and well-wishers in mourning. Poonam was active on Instagram and had garnered immense love and affection from her followers. In these sorrowful moments, let’s remember Poonam by revisiting her last interview with India Today, where she discussed various topics, including the Maldives controversy and her views on Prime Minister Modi.
In her final interview with India Today, Poonam Pandey opened up about the Maldives-Lakshadweep controversy, speaking with the Senior Executive Editor, Shiv Aroor. She expressed her decision to refrain from shooting in the Maldives and criticized the statements made by the Maldivian Prime Minister about India.
Poonam mentioned, “I’m not doing my shoots there; I’ve been to the Maldives only once. I am all about my country, and I care about my prime minister. I’m not doing my shoots there, and I’m just sitting in my beautiful chair, speaking over my feelings.”
I love shooting in Maldives but I will never shoot in Maldives again. When I was scheduled to shoot my next shoot in Maldives, I told my team that I will not Fly if this shoot gets stuck in Maldives. Fortunately, they agreed and now hoping to shoot in lakshadweep. #cancelledshoot… pic.twitter.com/nQE73E818A— Poonam Pandey (@iPoonampandey) January 7, 2024
She touched upon the mental attitude needed for business and the importance of being in a position of power. Poonam emphasized her love for her country and her prime minister, hinting at the controversy surrounding her shooting in the Maldives.
Adil Durani, speaking to India Today after Poonam’s demise, shared his memories of the actress. He recalled meeting her a few days ago and expressed his surprise at not knowing about her battle with cancer. Adil mentioned, “I met Poonam four or five times, and every time she seemed so cheerful that one couldn’t tell she was fighting cancer. Just a couple of days ago, she was at an award show, looking extremely happy.”
Poonam Pandey’s last appearance in public, especially at the recent awards show, left many unaware of the health struggles she was facing. Her resilience and positivity during those challenging times were evident in her demeanor.
As we remember Poonam Pandey and the joy she brought to her fans, it’s important to reflect on her last interview, which now serves as a poignant reminder of her strength and spirit. The entertainment industry has lost a vibrant personality, and our thoughts go out to her family, friends, and fans during this difficult time.