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Who was the First Indian to Get an Oscar for the Best Costume Designer?

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Who was the First Indian to Get an Oscar for the Best Costume Designer?
posted Jun 15, 2017 by Reshmi S

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Bhanu Athaiya

Bhanu Athaiya is an Indian costume designer, having worked in over 100 films, since the 1950s, with noted filmmakers like Guru Dutt, Yash Chopra, Raj Kapoor, Ashutosh Gowariker, and international directors like Conrad Rooks and Richard Attenborough.
She won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design (shared with John Mollo) for her work in the 1982 film, Gandhi. She became the first Indian to win an Academy Award. She also won two National Film Awards, in 1991 and 2002

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