Bhanu Athaiya

Bhanu Athaiya

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Full Name Bhanu Athaiya née Rajopadhye
Profession Costume Designer
Famous For First Indian to win an Oscar
Physical Stats & More
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 28 April 1929
Age (as in 2018) 89 Years
Birthplace Kolhapur, Kolhapur State, British India (now in Maharashtra, India)
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Hometown Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
School Sir JJ School of Arts, Maharashtra
College/University Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy School of Art, Maharashtra, Mumbai
Educational Qualification Graduate in Fine Arts
Debut Costume Designer: Shahenshah (1953)


Religion Hinduism
Caste Brahmin
Hobbies Reading, Writing
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Academy Award for Best Costume Design for “Gandhi” in 1983


Boys, Affairs, and More
Marital Status Divorced
Husband/Spouse Satyendra Athaiya (Lyricist, Poet)
Children Son– None
Daughter– 1 (Name Not Known)
Parents Father– Annasaheb (Painter)
Mother– Shantabai Rajopadhye (Homemaker)
Siblings Names 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).
Bhanu Athaiya
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