Popular fashion designer and LGBTQ Rights activist, Wendell Rodricks passed away in his home in Goa. He was 59 years of age and his downfall shook the design business as well as the film society also. The creator got the Padma Shri award in 2014 for his commitment to design. He additionally showed up in Madhur Bhandarkar’s film, Fashion. The creator was additionally known for raising worries about social issues and the earth.
The designer supposedly passed away because of heart failure. He was known for presenting different names including Anushka Sharma and Deepika Padukone, to the Bollywood film industry. While we grieve the fashioner’s misfortune, we additionally remember all the big names who shared stage and screen space with the planner during his time.
The entertainer was found by Rodricks at the youthful age of 18 and even displayed for him, going about as showstopper for the originator. Sharma credits Wendell for her dive into the business and for urging her to move from Bangalore to Mumbai for her vocation.
Wendell spotted Padukone and picked her to highlight her on the runway and even prescribed executive Farah Khan to pick Padukone for her film Om Shanti Om! “Deepika was scarcely two years into demonstrating. I made her open the show,” said Wendell who proceeded to tell Malaika Arora, who was Farah Khan’s dear companion that he suggested Padukone. Also, the rest was history!
The model took to her Instagram to share the melancholy she felt subsequent to finding out about the planner’s passing. The team were dear companions and Arora even included on the fashioner’s personal history, The Green Room. She spoke to the creator everywhere scale occasions including Lakme Fashion Week and was a piece of his affectionate gathering. Wendell prescribed Deepika Padukone’s name to Arora, who at that point referenced her to Om Shanti Om executive Farah Khan.
The Cocktail entertainer who started her vocation as a model, likewise worked with the pro planner as she played showstopper for one of his shows. She too attributed Wendell for acquainting her with the universe of style more than 10 years back and having faith in her.
The entertainer who made a significant imprint with her character in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, additionally swaggered the runway for the executive. She went about as showstopper for him, being one of the various Bollywood divas the executive acquainted with the film business.