28 April in History


Bhanu Athaiya, India’s first Oscar winner and the Hindi film industry’s most renowned costume designer whose work spans over five decades, was born on 28 April 1929 in Kolhapur (in present day Maharashtra), which was then a princely state. 

Her father, Anna Saheb, an artist, died when she was nine years old.

Recalling her childhood, she told The Telegraph in… Read More →

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