July 10, 2021 8:51 am
Athaiya, who died last October, loved it so much that she wore it to her daughter Radhika Gupta’s wedding, styling it elegantly with a waist belt.
April 25, 2021 9:16 am
The Oscar was not Bhanu Athaiya’s only major prize. She won India’s National Award for Costume Design twice, for Lekin…” (1991) and for Lagaan a decade later, and the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.
December 01, 2020 4:09 pm
As many as 32 lots go under the hammer on December 2, with mediums ranging from sketches to her early fashion illustrations and paintings
October 21, 2020 10:48 am
Costume even now rarely attracts the attention and respect it is owed as a critical component of communication and feeling in films. But thanks to Athaiya’s meticulous artistry, it has happily gained some of the spotlight.
October 17, 2020 10:06 am
Bhanu Athaiya’s work helped highlight the role costume design plays in cinema
October 16, 2020 11:37 am
Aamir Khan, Renuka Shahane, Simi Garewal and many other film personalities mourned the passing away of Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya.
October 16, 2020 8:54 am
Bhanu Athaiya passed away in the early hours of Thursday in Mumbai. She had been diagnosed with meningioma in 2012 but had continued to work; her last costume design was for the Marathi film Nagrik in 2014.