Designer Wendell Rodricks passes away


Fashion designer and Bollywood’s cynosure, Wendell Rodricks passed away yesterday at the age of 59. Rodricks was stationed at his hometown in Goa, where he breathed his last. Reports say that he succumbed to heart attack though the cause is still be investigated. Many celebs took to social media to pay condolences. Malaika Arora, Anushka Sharma, Smriti Irani, Arjun Rampal, Richa Chadha regaled their memories with the fashion designer. Rodricks was awarded India’s fourth highest civilian award, Padma Shri, in 2014. The Bollywood fashion designer’s funeral was scheduled on Thursday. Apart from designing clothes in Bollywood flicks, Rodricks has a cameo in the 2003 film ‘Boom’ along with playing himself in Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Fashion’.