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86-YO Shanta Balu Pawar Is Sole Breadwinner for a Household of 20


On the streets of Pune, Shanta Balu Pawar is a well-recognized face. For the reason that age of eight, she has been honing expertise in lathi-kathi and strolling on tightropes. And now, at 86, neither her power, nor her dexterity have pale.

This ‘warrior aaji’ performs within the Gosavi Vasti space, and her wonderful expertise helps feed her 20-member household as properly.

Shanta isn’t just a avenue performer. She has additionally arrange an academy to show martial arts and self defence to a number of youngsters within the space. This faculty got here into existence in 2020, after her efficiency video went viral on social media. With the beneficiant help of netizens together with celebrities like Sonu Sood and Riteish Deshmukh, Shanta arrange the varsity.

Nevertheless, the unfold of the coronavirus has put a roadblock in her work, forcing her to come back again onto the streets to earn a residing. Her son additionally misplaced his job throughout the lockdown, and the octogenarian turned the one incomes member of her household.

However overcoming obstacles is an power booster of kinds for Shanta. Her robust and sleek strikes have by no means didn’t amaze. “I can’t sit at house doing nothing. Until the time these children have their aaji, they won’t have to fret about going hungry,” says the feisty lady.

Curiously, she was additionally a part of the 1972 movie Seeta Aur Geeta, starring Hema Malini and Dharmendra!

Watch this video to see aaji in motion:

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