Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Taapsee Pannu pay heartfelt tributes to ‘shooter dadi’ Chandro Tomar
World’s oldest sharpshooter Chandro Tomar handed away on Friday after battling with Covid-19. Popularly often known as ‘Shooter Dadi’, she died in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut after being hospitalised with respiration issues. She was 89.
In 2019, Bollywood filmmaker Tushar Hiranandani directed a biopic on her and her sister Prakashi Tomar titled Saand Ki Aankh. It had Bhumi Pednekar essaying the position of Chandro Tomar whereas Taapsee Pannu performed Prakashi Tomar.
Pednekar, who performed Chandro on display screen, is ‘devastated’ with the information. However she additionally feels fortunate that she bought to know the nation’s sharpshooter carefully. She wrote on Twitter, “Devastated by the news of Chandro Dadi’s demise. Feels like a part of me is gone. She made her own rules & paved the path for many girl to find their dream. Her legacy will live on in them. Condolences to the family. Am lucky I got to know and be her #ChandroTomar #ShooterDadi.”
Devastated by the information of Chandro Dadi’s demise. Looks like part of me is gone. She made her personal guidelines & paved the trail for a lot of woman to seek out their dream. Her legacy will stay on in them. Condolences to the household. Am fortunate I bought to know and be her 🙏#ChandroTomar #ShooterDadi
— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) April 30, 2021
In an announcement, Bhumi remembered how the ‘Shooter Dadi’ taught her a lot about life. She mentioned, “She had a beautiful sisterhood and a beautiful partnership with Prakashi dadi and together they left an impact on so many lives. I feel so fortunate to have played her character, got a chance to learn about life from her and she has left a very big part of herself with me. I know there will be many who will be grieving her passing away today. But she always said ‘tann buddha hota hai, mann buddha nai hota.’ I know in spirit she will always be with us because her teachings are going to be with us. She will be missed thoroughly.”
Taapsee additionally shared an image with Chandro with a heartbroken emoji on Instagram. She wrote, “But I learnt from you to never give up…Daadi will live on forever in the hearts of many girls like me who she was an inspiration to.”
Akshay Kumar by no means met Chandro Tomar however he typically interacted along with her on Twitter. Mourning her dying, the actor tweeted, “Never met #ShooterDadi but could feel the warmth in her tweets whenever we interacted. Deeply saddened to learn of her passing, my heartfelt condolences to the family 🙏🏻” Kangana Ranaut additionally bought deeply affected with the information of the dying of the sharpshooter.
Aftab Shivdasani referred to as her an inspiration for a lot of as he wrote on Twitter, “Very sad news on the passing of the iconic Chandro Tomar ji also known as shooter dadi. An inspiration to millions of people all over.. RIP dadi, May God grant you peace and your family strength at this difficult time. 🙏🏼🤍🕊”
Very unhappy information on the passing of the enduring Chandro Tomar ji also called shooter dadi. An inspiration to hundreds of thousands of individuals throughout.. RIP dadi, Might God grant you peace and your loved ones energy at this tough time. 🙏🏼🤍🕊 pic.twitter.com/uLbc1JWOJO
— Aftab Shivdasani 😷 (@AftabShivdasani) April 30, 2021
Chandro Tomar defied odd and traditions to pursue her purpose and attained nationwide fame by successful greater than 30 nationwide championships after the age of 65. They had been thought of the oldest sharpshooters in India.