A Bollywood actress created a sensation when she stated she would strip nude if India gained the World Cup last, inviting FIRs.
The ICC World Cup last is upon us. India will face off towards Australia on the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday, November 19, for a shot at their third world title within the 50-over format. The final time India was within the last of the celebrated match was in 2011 when MS Dhoni led the staff towards Sri Lanka. Within the run-up to the much-awaited last, a mannequin, who later grew to become a Bollywood actress, created a sensation when she made a jaw-dropping announcement.
The Bollywood actress who promised to go nude if India gained the World Cup
Mannequin Poonam Pandey was nonetheless a teen when the 2011 World Cup last was approaching. India had been heavy favourites towards Sri Lanka, having already overwhelmed Australia and Pakistan. At that juncture, Poonam Pandey made a sensational assertion, promising to strip nude in public if India did win the World Cup. A 12 months earlier, Paraguayan mannequin Larissa Riquelme had promised one thing comparable throughout the 2010 FIFA World Cup. However whereas Larissa was feted, Poonam’s annoucnement was met with hostility.
How Poonam Pandey confronted backlash for her stunt
In an interview with Mirchi years later, Poonam admitted that the announcement was certainly a stunt. “I didn’t know cricket. I couldn’t identify any cricketer. I simply wished to do one thing massive,” she stated. Nevertheless, many had been outraged by the assertion and several other FIRs had been filed towards Poonam, accusing her of obscenity together with her assertion. Her household was towards the assertion too. In the identical interview, Poonam recounted that on April 2, when India did truly gained the World Cup, her mom beat her up at house in concern of what would occur now.
Did Poonam Pandey comply with via ans pose nude after India’s win?
Poonam Pandey, nevertheless, didn’t fulfil her promise after India gained. The mannequin stated that she was denied permission to take action by the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI). She later stated it was in actuality as a consequence of public disapproval. She did, nevertheless, put up a video of herself stripping on the Wankhede Stadium at night time just a few weeks later. The next 12 months, the actress posed nude when Kolkata Knight Riders gained the Indian Premier League.