Chandro Tomar (Shooter) Wiki, Age, Husband, Family, Career & Biography

Chandro Tomar is a famous shooter from Uttar Pradesh. She is best known as the oldest sharpshooter in the world. Moreover, She has won more than 30 national championships. 87 years old Chandroji also became famous as Shooter Dadi. Check out more about shooter Chandro Tomar from the given article.

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Chandro Tomar Wiki

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Real Name:Chandro Tomar
Nick Name:Shooter Dadi
Known for:1. One of the oldest sharpshooter in the world
2. movie Saand Ki Aankh (2019)
Profession:Professional Sharpshooter, Coach, Sport Enthusiast, Farmer
Political Party:Not Known
Date of Birth/Dob:1932
Age (approx):87 years old (as in 2019)
Birthplace:Bagpat
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:White
Zodiac Sign:Not Known
Education Qualification:Initial Education
College:None
Parents:Name not Known
Marital Status:Married
Husband:Bhor Singh
Children:Son: 3 (Name are not Known)
Daughter: 3 (Name Not Known)
Hobbies:Shooting, Cooking
Hometown:Johri Village, Bagpat District, Uttar Pradesh
Religion:Hinduism
Caste:Jatt
Nationality:Indian
Favorite Food:Indian Food
Favorite Actor:Amitabh Bachchan
Net worth:Not Known
Instagram:shooterdadiofficial
Facebook:ShooterDadiOfficial
Twitter:realshooterdadi

Also, read this, Prakashi Tomar

Biography

Chandro Tomar was born and brought up into an average family of Uttar Pradesh, She got her initial education from her parents and didn’t attend college or school. Shooter Chandro got married at a very young age and blessed with 3 daughters and 3 sons.

Chandro Tomar has started learning shooting from 1999 by chance. At that time, Her grand-daughter Shefali want to learn shooting at Johri Rifle Club. She also went with her to encourage her as she hesitated to go alone there.

Chandro Tomar Sharpe Shooter

At the range, Chandro Tomar took the pistol in her hand as her grand-daughter couldn’t load the gun. She started shooting the target and surprisingly her first shot resulted in bull’s eye hit. At the club, everyone got shocked and encouraged her to join the club.

Chandro Tomar joined the club and got training from there once a week. Additionally, She used to practice at home with a private range. After perfect training, She attended various competitions and won the titles. She appeared at the national level competitions more than 25 times.

In 2019, the movie ‘Saand Ki Aankh‘ released on the real story of Chandro Tomar and her sister-in-law Prakashi Tomar. Currently, Chandro Tomar becomes famous as the Shooter Dadi and became a perfect inspirational example for Indian Youth.

Chandro Tomar Age, Husband, Children, Caste & Religion

Chandro Tomar was born on 1 January 1932 (age 87 years old; as in 2019). She belongs to a middle-class family of Uttar Pradesh, There is not much information available about her mother and father. Moreover, She was very close to her family.

Tomar's Family Members
Family Members

Chandro Tomar got married at a very young age. She did marriage to Bhor Singh. In addition, She is blessed with six children. Among them, three are sons and three are daughters. Her granddaughter Shefali is a professional sharpshooter and appeared at various national-level platforms.

Shefali Tomar
Sharpshooter Tomar’s granddaughter Shefali Tomar

Famous sharpshooter Prakashi Tomar is her sister-in-law and both are very close to each other. Additionally, Her niece Seema Tomar is one of the most talented professional shooters of India.

Chandro Tomar is Jatt by caste and holds Indian nationality. Moreover, She believes in Hinduism, Currently, Chandro Dadi resides with her full family of six children and 15 grandchildren in Baghpat, UP.

Career

Chandro Tomar hails from the well-settled jatt family of Uttar Pradesh. She is illiterate but learned all the basics of living life from her parents. At a very young age, She got married to Bhor Singh. She is blessed with three daughters and three sons.

Chandro’s granddaughter Shefali Tomar was very passionate about shooting and wanted to learn to sharpshooting. As a result, She decided to join the Johari Rifle Club. As Shefali was shy, she hesitated to go to the club alone.

Chandro Tomar with daughter

At that time, Chandro accompanied her to the club and went with her. One day when Shefali was unable to load the gun, She stepped in to help her, Chandro Tomar took the gun in her hand and started shooting for the first time at the age of 60. She shot at the target and surprisingly, She hit the Bull’s eye perfectly.

Everyone at the club surprised by her perfect shot. The coach of the club asked her to join the club and encouraged her to pursue a career in the shooting. So, Chandro Tomar joined the club at the age of 60 and started practicing shooting once in a week there. She couldn’t go to the club daily as she was a homemaker and had to take care of the whole joint family.

Shooting Career

Initially, Chandro Tomar’s husband neither supported nor opposed her to learn shooting, So, After two years of regular practice and hard work gave her a professional touch to shooting. She became very professional at shooting with the support of her family and coach.

Since 1999, Chandro Tomar started learning shooting, She got fame across the country with her popular name ‘Shooter Dadi’. Chandro featured in numbers of national and international level shooting competitions, In addition, She won more than 30 national championships.

Due to her unique talent and hard work, Chandro Tomar got fame international level. Also, She is referred to as the oldest (woman) sharpshooter in the world. Her success encouraged the Indian youth to takes up shooting practice at her village.

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Chandroji at Rifle Association of Johri

Currently, Chandro Tomar becomes a very famous personality from Uttar Pradesh, India. Also, She became a chief guest at various programs and special occasions. She is also an active member of the Rifle Association of Johri, Bagpat where youngsters used to get training.

Saand Ki Aankh

In 2019, a hit movie ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ was based on the biography of Chandro and her sister-in-law Prakashi Tomar. The movie is produced by the famous person Tushar Hiranandani. In addition, the famous bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu have portrayed their roles in the movie.

Awards & Honors

Chandro Tomar becomes a very respectable personality and idol for Indian youth. Due to her unique talent, She received huge appreciation and awards from the various organization and government of India. Here are some of the awards listed.

Award
  • North Zone Shooting Champion Silver Medal in 2000
  • Award from India Sports Sangh by Union Sports Minister
  • Senior Citizen National Award
  • Hindustan Times Award for Women 2017
  • Devi Award
Devi Award
Shooter Tomar with Yogi Adityanath
  • Shram Shakti Award
  • 100 Women Achievers

Facts of Chandro Tomar

Does Chandro smoke?: No

Does Chandro drinks alcohol?: Not Known

Her grand-daughter Shefali Tomar is also a professional shooter and taken part in international competitions in Hungary and Germany.

Her major hobby includes Cooking and Yoga. She used to do yoga on a regular basis.

Yoga

During the learning session, She couldn’t afford to go daily at the club as she was a homemaker. At that time after dinner, She used to practice shooting at home with a private range.

She owns a pistol worth of £ 1200.

Chandro Tomar mostly wears traditional village attires while shooting too. Also, She covers her head in order to avoid the disturbance of wind.

She along with her sister-in-law Prakashi Tomar featured together on many family television shows such as Satyamev Jayate, Kapil Sharma Show and other award functions.

Additionally, Chandro Tomar is a very famous personality on social media and the internet. She regularly updates her profiles on Instagram and Facebook.

Also, Tomar has huge number of fan followers on Insta and Facebook. Her official Instagram is ‘shooterdadiofficial‘ and Facebook is ‘ShooterDadiOfficial‘.