Model-Actor Poonam Pandey, 32, has died of cervical cancer, as confirmed by her team.

Pandey, last seen on Lock Upp, bravely fought the disease, according to her team's statement.

Manager Nikita Sharma emphasizes the need for awareness and proactive measures against cervical cancer.

Social media reactions vary due to recent public appearances raising skepticism.

News comes a day after Finance Minister Sitharaman announces cervical cancer vaccination plans for girls aged 9 to 14.

Media manager Parul Chawla confirms receiving a call about Pandey's sudden demise, awaits details.

Pandey's team posts the news on Instagram, expressing deep sadness and requesting privacy.

Poonam Pandey gained fame with a controversial 2011 Cricket World Cup promise and later appeared in Lock Upp.

Known for explicit content, Pandey had a significant social media following and acted in some films.

Her passing underscores the importance of health awareness and prevention for diseases like cervical cancer.