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Tag: Oscar Winner Bhanu Rajopadhye Athaiya

FAMOUS OSCAR WINNER PASSED AWAY

FAMOUS OSCAR WINNER PASSED AWAY

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India's first Oscar winner Bhanu Rajopadhye Athaiya is no more. She is notable for her costume design work in Richard Attenborough's Gandhi (1982). Apart from the Best costume design Academy Award in 1983 for Richard Attenborough's movie Gandhi, she also has a list of accolades including Two Best Costume Design National Awards in the year 1991 for the movie Lekin and Lagaan in 2002. Now she has passed away in her sleep in Mumbai on Thursday. It is reported that eight years ago she was suffering from a brain tumor and also bedridden as she was paralyzed. Now she passed away at the age of 91. Her last rites were performed at Chandanwadi crematorium in South Mumbai.   The news was shared by her daughter, Radhika Gupta with the statement, " She passed away early this morning....