Wendell Rodricks death: Malaika Arora, Jacqueline Fernandez, Richa Chadha and other celebs mourn his demise
The demise of Bollywood ace fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has left B-Town completely shaken. Reportedly, the cause of his death was a prolonged illness. He passed away at 5:45 pm on Wednesday i.e February 12. Bollywood celebrities have mourned Wendell’s loss on their social media profiles.
Malaika Arora took to her Instagram handle to share a picture of herself with Wendell as she remembered him in a touching post. She wrote, “A master couturier and his muse ♥️….. RIP 🙏 our dearest @wendellrodricks …. I first sat n cried , n then I sat Alone n smiled n laughed , jus thinkin of all the beautiful beautiful memories n moments we shared(sic)”
Jacqueline Fernandez wrote, “Your demise leaves a void in the fashion fraternity that can never be replaced. May you RIP #WendellRodricks. You will be missed.”
Your demise leaves a void in the fashion fraternity that can never be replaced. May you RIP #WendellRodricks. You will be missed.
— Jacqueline Fernandez (@Asli_Jacqueline) February 12, 2020
Shekhar Kapur, Richa Chadha and Sona Mohapatra also remembered Wendell and prayed for his soul.
Goodbye gentle soul. Amazing designer. Friend. Had so much more to do. Died in the place he loved. A home he created for himself and his partner #WendellRodricks
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) February 12, 2020
Gutted to hear about the untimely demise of @Wendellrodricks. Had only met him briefly but admired his advocacy of gay rights and his love for his home state, Goa. He was one of a kind! Rest in peace. Condolences to family ! 🙏🏽
— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) February 12, 2020
Full of love. Full of life. All heart. All soul. A connoisseur. A creator. A pioneer. A change-maker. I feel lucky having known you. @Wendellrodricks you will remain in my heart forever. Refuse to see you any other way than that afternoon we spent in your glorious home in Goa. pic.twitter.com/06959BjXeD
— SONA (@sonamohapatra) February 12, 2020
Genuinely sad to hear the news of Wendell Rodricks passing away. 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/te0SHd0Doe
— Neil Nitin Mukesh (@NeilNMukesh) February 12, 2020
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My Wendy. Rest in bliss baby. Strum that guitar and teach the angels how to better drape their whites. Spin some marvels out of the clouds and be the beloved of all up there just like you were here. So glad I knew you. That I know what we miss now. Thank you for lots of advice and encouragement x Padma Shri Wendell Rodricks 1960-2020
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You believed in me before I did… you pushed me to become who I was meant to be… 💫 I loved being the muse of one of the greatest minds in fashion… your muse! You are very loved @wendellrodricks and we will always keep you in a special place in our hearts.. ♥️ Thank you for your magic, your laughter, and for always having my back. Rest now, my dear friend… Sending my love and prayers to Jerome and your family 🙏 RIP #wendellrodricks
Wendell passed away at his Goa residence. He was 59 at the time of death. He also had contributed a lot towards society as he was also a social activist.
May his soul rest in peace and we offer our deepest condolences to his family.