Renowned fashion designer Wendell Rodricks passes away on Wednesday at his Goa home. He was 59.
As per reports making rounds on the internet, Rodricks passed away due to a heart attack at his Colvale residence in Goa. His sudden demise has left the entire nation in shock.
Wendell Rodricks’ family puts a notice outside home
Following the demise of Wendell Rodricks, his family put up a notice outside his Goa residence, which read, “Let Wendell rest in peace, no visitors please”.
The message written on a piece of white paper was seen stuck on the door of his house.
Meanwhile, the funeral of Wendell will be held at his ancestral village of Colvale on Thursday.
The fashion designer was also an author, an activist for social causes, environment and gay rights. He was also a recipient of the fourth highest civilian award, the Padma Shri. It was in 2014 that he was awarded the Padma Shri by the government.
The popular designer not only designed clothes for many B-town personalities but even featured in films like Kaizad Gustad’s ‘Boom’ and Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Fashion’. He launched his fashion brand in 1989 and retired from his label in 2016.
May his soul rest in peace!