Sat and Cried: Malaika Arora Remembers Wendell Rodricks

Designer Wendell Rodricks has passed away in Goa at the age of 59. According to reports, he passed away at 5:45 pm at his family home in Colvale in North Goa. Malaika Arora penned a heartfelt message for him on Instagram. “A master couturier and his muse ♥️..... RIP our dearest Wendell Rodricks .... 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,” the actor wrote.

Waluscha D Sousa, Soni Razdan, Arjun Rampal, Richa Chadha also mourned his untimely demise.

Condolences have been pouring in on social media for his family. Union Minister Smriti Irani took to Twitter to write that she is “shocked to hear about the untimely demise of Wendell Rodricks.”

Designer Neeta Lulla told The Quint that Rodricks was a warm person and great friend. “Shocked to hear this news . He was a warm person and a great friend and colleague. We taught at the same college. Wendell was highly talented and creative . He will be missed and his void will be felt,” said Neeta.

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Singer Sona Mohapatra wrote, “No Wendell Rodricks. Trying to call you. Pick up.”

Health minister of Goa Vishwajit Rane also offered his condolences.

Remembering Wendell Rodricks, Shashi Tharoor wrote, “Shocked by the news of Wendell Rodricks’ passing. An original, a man of courage & conviction, a fashion icon & a social activist -- perhaps Heaven needed all those qualities in one man. RIP.”

Filmmaker Onir shared some photos of him and Rodricks on Twitter, writing, “ Absolutely shocked and heartbroken to hear about my friend Wendell Rodricks’ sudden demise . Sad that this happens when he was about to open his dream project .... the museum of costumes in Goa . Loving and warm .. will always cherish the week I spend with him this nov in Goa .”

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