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Chandro Tomar aka ‘Shooter Dadi’ dies of Covid, Taapsee Pannu mourns her death

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Chandro Tomar aka ‘Shooter Dadi’ dies of Covid, Taapsee Pannu mourns her death

Meerut: Uttar Pradesh’s proud sharpshooter Chandro Tomar, who was popularly known as ‘Shooter Dadi’, died of COVID complications on Friday at the age of 89. She was hospitalised due to breathing trouble at a Meerut hospital on April 26 after she tested positive for COVID19.

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Taapsee Pannu’s role in her 2019 film ‘Saand Ki Aankh’. was based on this late sharpshooter only. In her eulogy for her “cutesy rockstar’ Chandro Tomar, the actress wrote on Twitter, “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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Chandro Tomar’s sister-in-law Prakashi Tomar on Friday shared the news on twitter, “Mera sath chhuth gaya. Chandro kahan chali gayi.”

ANI UP broke the news on Twitter, it wrote: Chandro Tomar popularly knows as ‘Shooter Dadi’, passes away She was admitted to

Earlier, her family shared the news of her testing COVID-19 positive through social media.

Several eminent personalities and celebrities from Bollywood mourned Shooter Dadi’s demise.

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Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri extended condolence to the family in hour of grief.

Actress Bhumi Pednekar too expressed her grief over the unfortunate news of Chandro Tomar’s death. She wrote: “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.”

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Besides celebs, netizens too mourned Chandro Tomar aka ‘Shooter Dadi’ sudden demise and wrote heartfelt notes on social media.

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