Gal Gadot Calls Shaheen Bagh Dadi Bilkis Bano ‘My Personal Wonder Women’, Deletes Post Later
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New Delhi: Hollywood star Gal Gadot, recently seen in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, took to Instagram to share the list of her ‘Personal Wonder Women’, who inspired her in 2020. Can you guess who found a spot in the list? Bilkis Bano, who was at the forefront of the anti-CAA protests at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, featured in Gadot’s list wherein she acknowledged women and young girls from all walks of life.

Gal Gadot Deletes Her Instagram Story 

Gal, who is one of the highest paid actresses in the world, miscredited Shaheen Bagh’s Dadi as a ’82-year-old activist, who fought for women’s equality in India’. She has now deleted the post from her Instagram story. “The 82-year-old activist fighting for women’s equality in India showed me it’s never too late to fight for what you believe in,” the caption for the post read.

Although, the post is no longer available on Gal Gadot’s Instagram story, fans have shared screenshots of the same on Twitter.

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Gal Gadot’s ‘My Personal Wonder Women’ List

Bilkis Bano is still a part of a separate post which Gal shared on her official Instagram handle. The gorgeous actress shared several photos of her family members, friends and ‘inspiring women’ she hopes to meet in the future.

“Saying farewell to 2020, with all my love to #MyPersonalWonderWomen. Some are those closest to me – my family, my friends – some are inspiring women I’ve loved discovering, and some are exceptional women I hope to meet in the future. Together, we can do wonders! Share your own wonder women with me,” the caption for the post read.

The 35-year-old actress also included US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, director Patty Jenkins and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden in her list.

Who Is Bilkis Bano?


82-year-old Bilkis Bano became the face of the anti-CAA protests which took place at Shaheen Bagh. She sat with hundreds of women to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, which was passed by the Parliament in December 2019. The octogenarian featured in Time magazine’s list of 100 most influential people in 2020 in the icons category.

Bilkis, who is now fondly known as Shaheen Bagh’s Dadi, tried to join the farmers’ protest against the farm bills but she was escorted away by the police due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Talking about Gal Gadot, her recent film ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ hit the silver screens on December 24 in India. She will be next seen in ‘Death On The Nile’, which also stars Bollywood actor Ali Fazal.

Also READ: Wonder Woman 3 With Gal Gadot And Patty Jenkins In The Works, Confirms Warner Bros

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