Shooter Dadi Chandro Tomar passes away at 89, due to COVID-19

The famous biopic ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ was based on the journey of the ‘Shooter Dadi’ Chandro Tomar.

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Shooter Chandro Tomar succumbed to COVID-19 in Meerut at the age of 89. She was admitted due to difficulty in breathing.

Civil Aviation Minister, Harshdeep Singh Puri, mourning the demise of the shooter, wrote, “An epitome of gender equality & champion of women’s rights Smt Chandro Tomar, known as ‘Shooter Dadi’ by her fans & admirers is no more.

The courage with which she challenged patriarchy & took up shooting as a sport will inspire generations to come.

Condolences to her family.”

The famous biopic ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ was based on the journey of the ‘Shooter Dadi’ Chandro Tomar. Celebrities, like Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu, who worked in the biopic have also mourned her death.

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 (peace emoji) and peace be with you (heart emoji) https://t.co/4823i5jyeP”

Bhumi shared a series of photos and wrote, “You will be missed so much (heart emoji)
Forever #ChandroTomar #ShooterDadi https://t.co/zM9nEhq5Ic”

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