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New Delhi – The first Oscar to be won by an Indian has made its way back to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles. Mumbai-based Bhanu Athaiya won best costume design for Richard Attenborough's multiple award-winning Gandhi at the 55th Annual Academy Awards in 1983. But the 86-year-old, who is suffering from a potentially life-threatening brain tumor, has returned her statuette to the Academy for safekeeping. Photos: Oscar Roundtable: 6 Actors on Acting, Politics and the Pitfalls of Fame "I do not trust anyone in India to keep it. If

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