Remembering the Academy award-winning costume designer, famous celeb designer duo, Abu Jani, and Sandeep Khosla informed Told ETimes in an unique interview, “Bhanu Athaiya was an absolute legend. An extraordinarily gifted, highly original, pathbreaker in the field of Costume Design. She was the first Indian to receive an Academy Award for her work in Gandhi. For us, we remember her for her exceptional work in Guru Dutt‘s cinema. Bhanu is a personal icon. Way ahead of her time, we cherish her work and pay homage to this exceptional lady. What a life. What an example for us all.”
Exclusive! Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla mourns the lack of designer Bhanu Athaiya: She is a private icon | Hindi Movie News
Legendary costume designer Bhanu Athaiya who gained the Best Costume Design Oscar for her work within the movie ‘Gandhi’, breathed her final this morning after affected by nominal fever and cough, anticipated to be pneumonia, as per her members of the family.