Bollywood actor Bhumi Pednekar is paying special homage to 'Shooter Dadi' Chandro Tomar after she lost her battle against COVID-19.
The 89-year-oldsharpshooter passed away on Friday, April 30. Taking to her Instagram on the same day, Pednekar shared a thread of photos of Chandro Dadi as she proudly held up her gun.
In one of the photos, Bhumi was also seen hugging the late sharpshooter.
“Chandro Dadi. Am so saddened by the demise of Chandro Tomar dadi Aka Shooter Dadi Chandro.”
“Truly feels like a part of me has gone. A part of family has gone.”
“She lived a life full of greatness and impacted so many lives. Questioned patriarchy and broke every shackle of ageism. Her legacy will live on in all those girls whom she became a roll model for,” she said.
“I feel extremely lucky that I got a chance to portray her on screen. It was this process of becoming her that taught me so much about life and being a woman. It felt like I am her. Courage, compassion, kindness and a smile on her is how she lived her life. An ace air pistol shooter, a phenomenal teacher a voracious speaker and a nurturer. She will be missed deeply.”
“My condolences to her family and all her well wishers :) #TannBudhaHotaHaiMannBudhaNahiHota”, Bhumi concluded.