Fashion Designer Wendell Rodricks Passes Away At His Goa Residence Aged 59

Fashion designer and activist Wendell Rodricks passed away at his Goa home on Wednesday, aged 59. He was also an author, an activist for social causes, environment and gay rights

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Fashion Designer Wendell Rodricks Passes Away At His Goa Residence Aged 59
Famous fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has passed away at the age of 59 in Goa. His family sources confirmed to The Indian Express that he passed away at his Colvale residence. 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.

Politician Vishwajit Pratapsingh Rane mourned the loss and wrote on Twitter, “Deeply saddened to hear about the sudden demise of my very good friend and designer, Wendell Rodricks. His excellency in his work & skills are irreplaceable & shall always be cherished. We will truly miss him. My heartfelt condolences to his family & dear ones.”






Former Chief Minister of Goa, Digambar Kamat tweeted, "Deeply shocked to hear about the passing away of acclaimed fashion designer Padmashri Wendell Rodricks. My condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace."


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