Bhanu Athaiya

Bhanu Athaiya

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Full NameBhanu Athaiya née Rajopadhye
ProfessionCostume Designer
Famous ForFirst Indian to win an Oscar
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 April 1929
Age (as in 2018)89 Years
BirthplaceKolhapur, Kolhapur State, British India (now in Maharashtra, India)
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
HometownKolhapur, Maharashtra, India
SchoolSir JJ School of Arts, Maharashtra
College/UniversitySir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy School of Art, Maharashtra, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate in Fine Arts
DebutCostume Designer: Shahenshah (1953)


HobbiesReading, Writing
Awards, Honours, Achievements• Academy Award for Best Costume Design for “Gandhi” in 1983


Boys, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Husband/SpouseSatyendra Athaiya (Lyricist, Poet)
ChildrenSon– None
Daughter– 1 (Name Not Known)
ParentsFather– Annasaheb (Painter)
Mother– Shantabai Rajopadhye (Homemaker)
SiblingsNames Not Known

Note: She has 6 siblings.


Some Lesser Known Facts About Bhanu Athaiya

  • She was born in a Brahmin family and was the third child to her parents.
  • Her father Annasaheb was a painter; who used to motivate his family members for having an artistic vision. Later, Bhanu Athaiya realized her inherited interest in arts and decided to make her career in the same.
  • Her art education began at a very young age. Her father arranged a drawing teacher for her who used to visit her home to give drawing lessons to her.
  • Later, her father sent her to Maharashtra where she studied arts at the Sir JJ School of Arts (Mumbai).

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