Arnavaz  Naoroji  Dadachanji

1975 : Meherazad, India - photo taken by Anthony Zois
1975 : Meherazad, India - photo taken by Anthony Zois

Born : 15th March 1918

Died : 18th February 2009 - Meherazad, India

Married : December 1944 to Nariman Dadachani

Parents : Naoroji & Bachamai

Siblings : Nargis, Roda, Dara, Huma, Tehmton and Nozer

Nationality : Indian

 

Nariman Dadachanji was Arnavaz's paternal cousin who lived in Karachi in the early 1930s.

Framroze 'Chanji' Dadachanji was their mutual uncle.

Her young brother Tehmton died in 1943.

Her brother Nozer ( aged 22 ) died 13th October 1955 in a Indian Air Force plane crash. Both pilots died when their plane crashed into a lake in Secunderabad.

 

Meherazad 1975 - photo taken by Anthony Zois
Meherazad 1975 - photo taken by Anthony Zois
Photo courtesy of Arnavas' book : Gift of God
Photo courtesy of Arnavas' book : Gift of God
Courtesy of "Gift of God"
Courtesy of "Gift of God"
Courtesy of "Gift of God"
Courtesy of "Gift of God"
Photo courtesy of Arnavas' book : Gift of God
Photo courtesy of Arnavas' book : Gift of God
Nariman & Arnavaz in Paris - photo courtesy of Arnavaz's book "Gift of God"
Nariman & Arnavaz in Paris - photo courtesy of Arnavaz's book "Gift of God"
1951 : Nariman & Arnavaz at St. Marks Square, Venice - photo courtesy of Arnavaz's book "Gift of God". Also Glow mag. November 1995 p.20
1951 : Nariman & Arnavaz at St. Marks Square, Venice - photo courtesy of Arnavaz's book "Gift of God". Also Glow mag. November 1995 p.20
Arnavaz's uncle ; Framroze 'Chanji' Dadachanji. Courtesy of "Gift of God"
Arnavaz's uncle ; Framroze 'Chanji' Dadachanji. Courtesy of "Gift of God"
India : Arnavaz and Nariman. Courtesy of "Gift of God"
India : Arnavaz and Nariman. Courtesy of "Gift of God"
Meherazad, India ; ( L-R ) Katie, Arnavaz, Meheru, Mani and Mehera Irani
Meherazad, India ; ( L-R ) Katie, Arnavaz, Meheru, Mani and Mehera Irani
Painted by Charlie Mills, 2005 - "Arnavaz" http://www.millsstudio.com/
Painted by Charlie Mills, 2005 - "Arnavaz" http://www.millsstudio.com/
2004 ; photo taken by Sher DiMaggio
2004 ; photo taken by Sher DiMaggio
Mid-1970s ; photo courtesy of Anne Giles
Mid-1970s ; photo courtesy of Anne Giles
1994 ; Arnavaz with Geri Craddock at Meherazad. ( image edited )
1994 ; Arnavaz with Geri Craddock at Meherazad. ( image edited )

BOOK PUBLISHED

 

 

GIFT OF GOD

 

1.  1996

 

Published by : Beloved Books

242 p.

 

2.  2014