Are you Looking for Bhanu Athaiya Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..? Find the latest complete information on CelebWoods. Bhanu Athaiya was born on 28 April 1929 in Kolhapur State, British India (now in Maharashtra, India). She is a costume designer.
|Full Name||Bhanu Athaiya née Rajopadhye|
|Famous For||First Indian to win an Oscar|
|Physical Stats & More|
|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|
|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)|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||• Academy Award for Best Costume Design for “Gandhi” in 1983|
|Boys, Affairs, and More|
|Husband/Spouse||Satyendra Athaiya (Lyricist, Poet)|
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).