“Bhanu Athaiya, You Will Be Missed,” Tweets Aamir Khan, Who Labored With The Oscar-Profitable Costume Designer In Lagaan – #NewsEverything #World


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


  • “My heartfelt condolences to the household,” tweeted Aamir
  • Bhanu Athaiya received a Nationwide 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 dwelling 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 a kind of movie individuals who superbly mixed correct analysis and cinematic aptitude to convey to life the director’s imaginative and prescient.” In his tweet, Aamir additionally added: “You’ll be missed Bhanuji. My heartfelt condolences to the household.” This is how Aamir Khan mourned Bhanu Athaiya on Twitter:

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

Coronary heart-warming tributes for Bhanu Athaiya additionally poured in from the likes of Boney Kapoor, who labored together 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 satisfaction to all the Nation. Was blessed to have her for our movie Prem. She’s going to 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 is a private loss for me, you encourage along with your eye for particulars and along with your ever smiling vitality.”

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