Poonam Pandey comes under fire for faking death for cancer awareness

01:04 PM | 3 Feb, 2024
Poonam Pandey comes under fire for faking death for cancer awareness
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Indian ill-famed actor, and model Poonam Pandey was all over the headlines as news of her sudden death shocked everyone but it turns out to be a publicity stunt pulled off by her team to allegedly raise awareness about cervical cancer. 

The Nasha star took to social platform and revealed faking her death to increase conversation around cervical cancer -  a life threatening condition caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV).

In a clip shared on Instagram, the 32-year-old apologized to internet users and her fans for spreading fake news. Love in a Taxi star said she felt sorry for those who were hurt from the news. "Yes, I faked my death. Extreme, I know. But suddenly we all are talking about cervical cancer, aren't we?" she said.

To the surprise of many, Poonam said she feels proud as faking death raises awareness for the deadly disease. 

Poonam's recent stunt has not gone well as internet is triggered at the Bollywood actor for touching new low. Some called it cheap PR while others found it absolutely disgraceful.

Amid the outrage, fans called B. Town star biggest fraud, and shameless. Netizens said awareness on cervical cancer is need of the hour but playing with masses emotions by faking death is not acceptable.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 25, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 293.5 and selling rate is 297.2 while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 351.45 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.05 and Saudi Riyal at 72.95.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.65
Euro EUR 293.5 297.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 351.45
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.05 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.95 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.58 748.58
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 39.91 40.31
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.67 36.02
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.74 916.74
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.38 172.38
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.26 731.26
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.5 77.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 72.95 73.85
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 311.53 314.03
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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