Bollywood lass Poonam Pandey, who is making her Sandalwood debut with an item number in Love Is Poison, was shocked hearing the unfortunate death of her co-star Rajesh. The actor, who fell to death on Sunday (Nov 3), was playing the lead role in the movie.
Poonam had met Rajesh last month (October) in Bangalore, when she had come to the shooting for an item number in Love Is Poison. The actress was upset with the news since she could not make it to Rajesh's funeral due to her busy schedule. She has said that she wants to meet the bereaved family, during her next visit to Bangalore.
Poonam Pandey made her Bollywood debut with Nasha. She said that Rajesh was a friendly guy and very supportive, which made her to feel comfortable on the sets of Love Is Poison.
Poonam Pandey had seen Rajesh's mother on the sets. She said, "I can only imagine how difficult this must be for his family, especially his mother. I never had a chance to talk to her, although I saw her on the set once. Seeing her around the set, I really felt how much she loved Rajesh."
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Poonam Could Not Make It To Funeral
Poonam said, "I could not make it to Bangalore to convey my condolences, but whenever I am in Bangalore I will meet his family in person."
Rajesh funeral was held in his native Balle Haadi, a tribal settlement, near Heggada Devana Kotte, Mysore.
Poonam's Condolence To Rajesh Family
Poonam paying heartiest condolence to Rajesh family said, "My thoughts are with his mother and family at this sad time."
Poonam Pandey's Item Number
The item number featured Poonam Pandey, Rajesh and few of his friends celebrating the hero's love life.
Love Is Poison
Love Is Poison is directed by Nandha Prabhu, which is the second movie of Rajesh.
Rajesh made his on-screen debut with Jungle Jackie, in which he was paired opposite Aishwarya.
Rajesh And Aishwarya
Aishwarya was the mentor of Rajesh in the famous TV reality show Halli Hyda Pyateg Banda.