Watch | Padma Shree Winner Sheetal Mahajan Rane skydives from 13,000 feet in a saree
Sheetal Mahajan Rane loves her sarees. Such is her love that she skydived from 13,000 feet in a saree setting a new record.
The extreme sportswoman, Sheetal is also a Padma Shri awardee.
On February 11, she skydived wearing a traditional Maharashtrian Nauvari Saree from a height of 13,000 feet at Pataya’s Thai Skydiving Centre in Thailand.
‘Being a Marathi mulgi, I wanted to do something different for Pune and our community,’ Sheetal was quoted as saying by the Mumbai Mirror.
Talking about her resplendent saree, Sheetal said the ‘style of saree is from the Peshwa’s era’.
Skydiving is risky task even when one is dressed in proper gear. So when Sheetal decided to attempt this task in a saree, she had to prepare a lot.
So without further ado, here’s the video of Sheetal skydiving from 13,000 feet in her traditional Maharashtrian saree:
— ANI (@ANI) February 13, 2018