India’s first Oscar winner Bhanu Athaiya dies at 91 — The Siasat Daily

Mumbai, Oct 15 : Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya, who became the first Indian to win an Oscar, is no more. She was 91 and died at her residence after prolonged illness. Athaiya won the Academy Award in the Best Costume Design category at the 1983 Oscars for her work in Richard Attenborough’s “Gandhi”. She also…

India’s first Oscar winner Bhanu Athaiya dies at 91 — The Siasat Daily
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