The Poonam Pandey, fake death controversy, shocks everyone, and we all think about whether it is the right way to make people aware of diseases. On the first day, her team posted about her death, and then the next day, she woke and confirmed that it was just an awareness campaign about deadly cervical cancer.
They even faced backlash for this fake death in an Instagram post just for the sake of an awareness campaign about cervical cancer.
Poonam Pandey Strongly fought cervical cancer and then left this world, according to her Instagram post. But soon, this fake death announcement became controversial after she posted a video on Instagram that this was just an awareness campaign about cervical cancer.
Her Wikipedia page is also updated with her death. And many Bollywood stars posted mournful tributes.
She has 1.3 million followers on social media. And her death news created a hoax. No doubt, many memes were made after this fake statement.
“Yes, I faked my demise, extreme I know. But suddenly we all are talking about cervical cancer, aren’t we?” Pandey said. “I am proud of what my death news has been able to achieve.”
Poonam Pandey is a Bollywood star who indulged in many controversies before this. In 2011, she posted that if India won the World Cup, then strip naked. It’s another matter that she didn’t stick to her promise. So, with controversies, Poonam Pandey is close.
She is active on social media and always creates a sensation with her posts.
Is this the right way to create awareness?
Maybe it’s not the right way, but the fact is that we are all aware of this disease when we hear the news of her death.
Is cervical cancer a deadly disease?
However, the 5-year relative survival rate for cervical cancer is 91% when diagnosed at early stages, but drops to 60% when it is diagnosed after it has spread.
Is this an awareness or publicity stunt?
It’s both according to our opinion. In India, 20% of all global deaths due to cervical cancer occur. So, it’s a good step to create awareness about this.
According to the WHO (World Health Organization), sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), Central America, and South-East Asia have the highest mortality rate of cervical cancer. We all need to be aware of this. If you find a doubting situation, treat it well because it’s cured if diagnosed in the early stages.