Nidhi Yasha

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Nidhi Yasha
Born Nidhi Yasha
(1983-04-26) 26 April 1983 (age 31)
Patna, Bihar
Occupation Costume designer
Years active 2010-present

Nidhi Yasha (born 26 April 1983) is an Indian costume designer.[1] Nidhi designs costumes for Zee TV's Buddha and Star Plus TV series Mahabharat (2013 TV series)(2013) with Bhanu Athaiya as her consulting faculty for the show.[2] Yasha said they studied over 450 books related to period textiles, costume and jewellery to arrive at the look for the show.[3][4][5]

Early life and education[edit]

Nidhi Yasha was born in Patna in 1983. She studied at St.Joseph's Convent High School, Patna. She graduated from NIFT, Delhi in the year 2005.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Nidhi Yasha came to Mumbai in 2008, and handled the menswear division for a retail brand, Wadhawan lifestyle- India from November 2008 to March 2009. She started designing costumes in 2009. Nidhi created the costumes and styled the look for shows like Ramleela – Ajay Devgn Ke Saath, Devon Ka Dev Mahadev, Chandragupta Maurya, Shobha Somnath Ki, Navya, Anhoniyon Ka Andhera, Durga, Buddha, Savitri, Jodha-Akbar, Mahabharat and films like Haunted, Jal, 1920 Evil Returns, Dangerous Ishhq, Maximum and Zilla Ghaziabad, Policegiri

Recognition[edit]

She won an Indian Television Academy Award and Indian Telly award for her work in Shobha Somnath Ki, on Zee TV.[6]

Nidhi had worked as a costume designer for Swastik Pictures from 2009 to 2011.[7] She was invited by the East West Center Gallery to exhibit her works and to give guest lectures on Indian costume design at the University of Hawaii in September–October 2013.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nifty Nidhi dresses up television". Deccan Chronicle. 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Nidhi Yasha to style & design for Mahabharat - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2013-05-01. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Mahabharata will revive Indian handicrafts: Bhanu Athaiya". Hindustan Times. 2013-09-03. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 
  4. ^ "Oscar-winning Bhanu Athaiya designs the look for TV show 'Mahabharat'". Indian Express. 2013-09-03. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 
  5. ^ "Oscar-winning Bhanu Athaiya designs the look for TV show Mahabharat - Entertainment - DNA". Dnaindia.com. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 
  6. ^ "Indian TV industry doesn`t believe in realistic looks: designer Nidhi Yasha". Zeenews.india.com. 2012-12-22. Retrieved 2013-10-17. 
  7. ^ "Bhanu Athaiya celebrates 30 years of India's first Oscar win : Celebrities, News - India Today". Indiatoday.intoday.in. 2013-04-10. Retrieved 2013-10-17.