Sunetra Sastry is Rowan Atkinson’s first wife of Indian and English descent. She is a professional who has worked with various groups in the media and film industries. This article looks into her biography highlighting her career, background, personal life, and more details.
Sunetra Sastry Age and Place of Birth
Sunetra was born in 1957 and celebrates her birthday on 9th January. She was born to a mixed-race family since her father was Indian and her mother English. Her parents’ marriage did not auger well with her grandparents because, at that time, racism and racial differences were even more prominent and held very seriously.
Sunetra Sastry’s mother was disowned by her parents because she married an Indian man.
Sunetra Sastry Education Background
She attended a Beauty College in London after her high school education to train to become a professional make-up artist. Sunetra’s parents were not very familiar with the profession and urged her to consider a path in a more reputable or known career in Nursing. They however came about later on and supported her dreams and aspirations.
Sunetra Sastry Career Journey
Her career kicked off in the 1980s where she worked with BBC doing their makeup. She continued to lock down more clients and was soon a notable makeup artist in the country. More of her prominent projects include her work in the Black Adder, Black Adder II, and Smack and Thistle film productions where she worked as the lead makeup artist.
Sunetra Sastry Personal Life
Sunetra met Rowan Atkinson, better known to many as Mr. Bean in the 80s, and soon hit off a great friendship that would blossom into a marriage. The couple tied the knot in 1990 and began to live together as husband and wife. Sunera and Rowan were blessed with two children in their marriage – Benjamin and Lily in 1993 and 1995 respectively. Their daughter Lily followed in her father’s footsteps and is charting a path in the film industry. For instance, she appeared alongside her father in three productions – Tooth, Johnny English Reborn, and Mr. Bean’s Holiday.
Sunetra Sastry and Rowan divorced after the actor got into a relationship with a fellow actress named Ford Louise. This was the ned of their marriage and their daughter Lily adopted her mother’s maiden name in place of her father’s surname.
|Real Names||Sunetra Sastry|
|Age||64 (As of 2021)|
|Place of Birth||England|
|Year of Birth||1957|
|Spouse||Ex- Rowan Atkinson|
|Children||Benjamin and Lily|