Chandro Tomar the ‘Shooter Dadi’ passed away at the age of 89 due to Covid-19.

written by Ritika Nath | April 30, 2021 06:24pm

Chandro Tomar, who was also known as ‘Shooter Dadi’ passes away at the age of 89 due to Covid-19. She contracted with Covid-19 and was hospitalized due to trouble in breathing. On Friday she took a heavenly abode.

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Prakashi Tomar, sister-in-law of Chandro Tomar took to her Twitter handle and wrote, "Mera sath chhuth gaya. Chandro kahan chali gayi."

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The super hit movie ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ written by Jagdeep Sidhu was based on the life of the ‘Shooter Dadis’ Chandro- Prakashi Tomar released in 2019.

Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar essayed the roles of the sharp shooter dadis in the film. Where, Taapsee played the role of Prakashi Tomar and Bhumi played the character of Chandro Tomar.

Showing her grief on Chandro’s demise Taapsee wrote, “For the inspiration you will always be... You will live on forever in all the girls you gave hope to live. My cutest rockstar May the love and peace be with you."


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Meanwhile Bhumi wrote, “You will be missed so much. Forever Chandro Tomar #ShooterDadi."


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Saand Ki Aankh also marked the directorial debut of Tushar Hiranandani, who is also known for writing films like ‘Dishoom and Ek Villain’.

Chandro Tomar was undeniably the oldest shooter of India and has participated in more than 30 national championships along with Prakashi Tomar.

Chandro Tomar also known as Shooter Dadi passed away due to Covid-19.Taapsee Panuu and Bhumi Pednekar pens down an emotional message while giving tribute to Chandro Tomar.

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