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Former Wife of Rowan Atkinson, Sunetra Sastry. is she Dating? See her Current Relationship Status, Career, and Children

Updated On 16 Dec, 2018 Published On 27 Jul, 2017
Former Wife of Rowan Atkinson, Sunetra Sastry. is she Dating? See her Current Relationship Status, Career, and Children

Makeup artist Sunetra Sastry, former wife of Rowan Atkinson is most probably single these days. She is making herself completely busy in her works.

Rowan Atkinson; was popularly known as "Mr. Bean" is best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean. He has been entertaining us and making us laugh for many years.

His iconic character Bean is a household name. Everybody just loves him but what about his love life? Well, he has been married twice. He first marriage to Sunetra Sastry ended in a divorce.  

Sunetra Sastry, estranged wife of Rowan is most probably single these days. Rowan, on the other hand, is currently in a relationship with comedy actress Louise Ford.

Sunetra Sastry: Her Current Relationship status

Since her divorce with former husband Rowan Atkinson in February 2014 Sunetra is most probably single.

Maybe she is taking a break from the relationship. It is not easy to move on and forget the past. 

Sunetra posing with daughter Lily
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She is a professional make-up artist and she might be busy with her career. 

Sunetra Sastry: Her Relationship With Former Husband Rowan Atkinson

Sunetra married Rowan in the month of February 1990. The ceremony was held at New York's famed Russian Tea Room.

Renowned actor Stephen Fry served as Atkinson's best man as per the report on Guardian in 2008.

The Ex-couple; Rowan Atkinson and Sunetra Sastry together in a photo shoot
Source: Daily Express

They met for the first time when Sastry was working as a make-up artist on the second season of Atkinson's legendary Blackadder in 1986. It was the time when Atkinson was romantically linked with actress Leslie Ash.


#OMG Ella es la hija de #MrBean, #LilyAtkinson de 20 años... #beautifulgirl

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The couple has two children Lily Sastry and Benjamin Atkinson. Lily, 23, is an aspiring actress; appeared in two movies with her father. 

Rowan and Sunetra are no more together. They ended their 24 years of long relationship in just 65 seconds by a court in London.

The reason behind the split was said to be the "unreasonable behavior" of Rowan, however, the main reason behind the split was Louise Ford. Ford is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. The two co-starred together in the play Quartermaine's Terms on London's West End in 2012.

Rowan Atkinson with his girlfriend Louise Ford
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald

They starred together in the play Quartermaine's Terms on London's West End in 2012.

The 63-year-old star and his 35-year-old partner are now very happy as a couple. They are reportedly encountered spending quality moments at many places.

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They enjoy romantic lunch dates, go for a dog walk and many other special events together. He became the father for the third time. Atkinson with his girlfriend welcomed their first child together in December 2017.

Sunetra Sastry: Her Career

Sunetra has an excellent working experience as a makeup artist for many Rowan Atkinson's productions, including Blackadder

Furthermore, her works can be seen in the TV movie Smack and Thistle for the BBC in 1988.

Gorgeous Sunetra in "Mr. Bean Holiday" London Charity Premiere
Source: Getty Images

She is no supported by her parents as a makeup artist. They wanted her to be a nurse, however, once they saw her passion they began to support her. 

Sunetra basically prefers to stay out of the public eye. She worked for charities such as The Brain Cancer Foundation of Great Britain.

She had been praised by many humanitarians for her dedication and efforts in a number of social works.

Sunetra Sastry: Quick Facts 

Source: Zeta Boards
  • Born in the year 1957to an Indian father and an English mother.
  • Is an Anglo-Indian makeup artist.
  • Was subjected to racism daily due to her father's culture.
  • After finishing high school education, she attended a Beauty College in London against the wishes of her parents.
  • Worked for six episodes of Blackadder namely Chains, Beer, Money, Potato, Head, and Bells.
  • In the year 2010, the openly gay actor Stephen Fry admitted that he is 90% gay as he is attracted to her.
  • As per a source, Sunetra was deeply upset to be replaced by such a young lady, Ford.

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