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Shanta Gandhi Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 20, 2018

Short Biography

Shanta Gandhi was born on 20-12-1917 in Nashik in the state of Maharashtra, India. She was an Indian Theatre Director, Dancer & Playwright who known for her work in Gujarati and Hindi Cinemas. He was also a founder member of IPTA (Indian People's Theatre Association) & Avehi Abacus Project. He was also a Chairperson of NSD (National School of Drama), Delhi from 1982 to 1984.  


Honours & Awards

AWARD NAME AWARD CATEGORY RECEIPT YEAR RECEIPT FIELD
Padma Shri Civilian Award 1984 Literature and Education

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Shanta Gandhi died on 06-05-2002 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India at age of 84.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH COUNTRY
6 May, 2002 (Thursday) Mumbai, Maharashtra India

Shanta Gandhi Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was married to British Historian Victor Kiernan from 1938 to 1946. She had two sisters named Tarla Mehta and Bollywood actress Dina Pathak. Bollywood film actress Ratna Pathak (Married to Naseeruddin Shah) and Supriya Pathak (Married to Pankaj Kapur) was her niece. Imaad Shah and Vivaan Shah were her grandnephews and Sanah Kapoor was grandniece. Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor was her Step-grandnephew.

Life's Important Dates Of Shanta Gandhi

Shanta Gandhi Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Shanta Gandhi was 84 years, 4 months & 17 days old age.