Shooter Dadi Chandro Tomar Dies: Taapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar Pay Tribute to Their ‘Cutest Rockstar’

Mumbai: Chandro Tomar popularly knowns as Shooter Dadi, passed away on Friday after battling COVID-19. She was 89. ANI UP broke the news on Twitter, it wrote: Chandro Tomar popularly knows as ‘Shooter Dadi’, passes away, She was admitted to a Meerut hospital on April 26 after she tested positive for COVID19. Bollywood actor took to her Twitter account to mourn the demise of her her ‘cutest rockstar’. She 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 and peace be with you.”

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Bhumi Pednekar also tweeted: “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” 

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Taapsee and Bhumi played the role of shooter dadis – Chandro Tomar and Prakashi Tomar in the film Saand Ki Aankh. Chandro was an octogenarian sharp shooter from the village of Johri in the Bagpat district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

May her soul rest in peace.