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Last Updated : Feb 13, 2020 12:51 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

RIP Wendell Rodricks: Celebrities, politicians pay tribute to designer

A Padma Shri award winner, Rodricks was also an author, environmentalist and gay rights activist.

Image: Twitter/@goa365tv
Image: Twitter/@goa365tv

Celebrities and politicians have paid tributes to renowned fashion designer Wendell Rodricks, who passed away at his Goa home on February 12.

A Padma Shri award winner, Rodricks was also an author, environmentalist and gay rights activist.

Fashion designers Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Masaba Gupta shared Instagram posts expressing their sadness over Rodrick's death.







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Gupta said she "lost a ‘proud-dad’ & my dear Sir."

Actors Anushka Sharma and Arjun Rampal paid tributes to Rodricks. Sharma said the late fashion designer was "one of the reasons I had the courage to move to Mumbai from Bangalore to pursue modelling when I was just 18 years old."

Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Shripad Naik also expressed their condolences.

 

 

Biocon Managing Director and Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shaw called Rodrick's death "sudden and sad".

 





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First Published on Feb 13, 2020 12:51 pm
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