PFMI Man '09 Pooja Chopra's operation at the Lose Man circumstance was dubious as she was unsound conscionable a day before the terminal circumstance. Notwithstanding, she did achieve Indians sense boastful as she won the Exemplar With A Design qualification at the contention. Other nominees for the grant were Miss State and Missy Guatemala. The sort honor is supposal to a contestant who has done a complete good create in her domestic state. Pooja is actively embroiled in a effort to makings made Pooja an casual entry to Miss Group 2009 semi-finals, where when all the contestants were seen soaring on the coach, Pooja appeared with a assemblage on her leg. When Pooja was eliminated from the observance, her sis Shubhra Mendonca said, "Pooja has definitely made India bigheaded. I am getting calls from all over India. But I relieve consider that if she had not been raw, she would make certainly got the enthrone plate. She had confiscated labored painkillers rightful to be on represent for this daylight. She was instant backstage too. She was splintered because of this misfortune. Throughout her intact history from the fortune, Pooja was already started losing comic before the end as she had said, "I already look I am out of the contention." She had been wise by doctors to use bed quietus for leash weeks. Nonetheless, observed Pooja walked across the coach with the assist of painkillers. When she was announced as one of the semi-finalists, she happening into tears. "I am speechless at this instant," said Pooja, hugging support Angela Grub.