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“Bhanu Athaiya, You Will Be Missed,” Tweets Aamir Khan, Who Worked With The Oscar-Winning Costume Designer In Lagaan

Bhanu Athaiya died on the age of 91 (courtesy resulp)


  • “My heartfelt condolences to the family,” tweeted Aamir
  • Bhanu Athaiya received a National Award for Lagaan
  • Bhanu Athaiya was the primary Indian to win an Oscar

New Delhi:

Actor Aamir Khan, who labored with Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya in 2001 movie Lagaan, tweeted a heart-wrenching tribute to her. Bhanu Athaiya died at her house on Thursday. She was 91. On the night of her dying, Aamir Khan, who headlined the forged of Lagaan, remembered Bhanu Athaiya in these phrases: “Bhanuji was one of those film people who beautifully combined accurate research and cinematic flair to bring to life the director’s vision.” In his tweet, Aamir additionally added: “You will be missed Bhanuji. My heartfelt condolences to the family.” Here’s how Aamir Khan mourned Bhanu Athaiya on Twitter:

Bhanu Athaiya was the primary Indian to win an Oscar – she received the Best Costume Design Academy Award in 1983 for Richard Attenborough’s movie Gandhi. Bhanu Athaiya’s spectacular listing of accolades additionally included two Best Costume Design National Awards – one for Lagaan and the opposite for 1991 movie Lekin.

Heart-warming tributes for Bhanu Athaiya additionally poured in from the likes of Boney Kapoor, who labored along with her in 1995 movie Prem: “Bhanu Athaiya was the First Indian to win an Oscar in 1983. Her achievements introduced glory to Indian cinema and pleasure to all the Country. Was blessed to have her for our movie Prem. She will at all times be an inspiration to all costume designers and stylists.”

Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty shared this tribute: “A gem of Indian Cinema is gone! It’s a personal loss for me, you inspire with your eye for details and with your ever smiling energy.”

Richa Chadha reminded everybody how Bhanu Athaiya had made historical past:

Bhanu Athaiya’s physique of labor as a dressing up designer additionally contains movies resembling Swades, Prem, 1942: A Love Story, Agneepath, Karz, Mr. Natwarlal, Jaani Dushman amongst others.

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