Wendell Rodricks is an Indian fashion designer born in Goa, India. Rodricks take off to his career as a catering graduate, but later he moved towards his desire for fashion designing. He completed his studies in  Fashion Designing from the USA and France during 1986 to 1988. Rodricks was the first India, designer that got the privilege to attend  IGEDO event held in Germany in 1995 (world's largest garment fair), Dubai Fashion week in 2001, Malaysia fashion week in 2002, besides these events he was invited for the prestigious Paris Pret-a-Porter salon in 2007 and at the world’s biggest organic Fair BioFach held in Nuremberg, Germany in 2012. While in 1993, he beautifully portrayed Festival of Indian Culture in Beijing and Shanghai in China.

He currently lives in Colvale village that resides in North Goa. In 2002, he appeared in the television play named as True West, while in 2003, he also portrayed in a film" Boom'. In 2007, he was invited to showcase his work for two fashion shows which were held at Bryant Park, New York in the remark to celebrate the 60th year of India’s Independence.

Rodricks has done a lot of work in improving the condition of Goa. He has designed various uniforms for the Traffic Police of the Goa state, the Goa Marriott Resort, the Four Seasons. Apart this he has also designed for the football team of Vasco Sports Club and the whole staff of the Goa Tourism Development Corporation. At the International level, he has worked with different designing advertisements for Delsey, SWATCH Bijoux, Wellspun, Raymond Weil and Breguet. He has amazingly earned a lot of fame and recognition in the fashion land amusing people with an elegant style in the designed attires. He has also worked with a renowned Daksha Sheth ,a Kathak dancer. . Now, he is keen to launch a book on Goa's clothing tradition. Apart from his designing work, he is also bothered about different other sectors of the industry, like letteringfor the country's leading women's magazine, at the Board of Technical Education he is the Chairman of the courses committee appointed by the Goa Government, Advisory Board member of Lakme Fashion Week and Fashion Institutes. He is a member of the Kasturba Gandhi Memorial Trust, located in Goa that promotes handspun Khadi. He has also gathered many praises from renowned female politicians who are saree lovers like Sonia Gandhi, Sheila Dixit, and Pratibha Patil.

In 2014, Rodricks was Honoured with the India’s highest civilian award, "the Padma Shri" by the prominent leader of the country, Pranab Mukherjee ( The President) for his exclusive Fashion Designs.

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JJ Valaya

JJ Valaya  is a famous fashion designer and couturier, from New Delhi, India, born on 8 October 1967, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. His original name was Jagsharanjit Singh Ahluwalia that is changed to JJ Valaya because of work label as Valaya. He is also known as the "Monarch of Indian Fashion" because of his distinctive fashion trends and exclusive designs including splendid hand-made embroideries and unique attires with a pinch of contemporary taste making sensibly unique. Valaya completed schooling from different cities in India, as he was born into a family of army personnel. He carried his passion for being an artistic designer since his schooling days and stretched till he achieved a logo of Fashion Monarch. He completed his graduation in the field of commerce from Chandigarh College. Later, he joined the prestigious National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi, where he was entitled as Most Innovative user of Fabric and won The Alexa Award and the Thapar Dupont Medal, and carried the work of Chartered accountant for some while till his desires of being a fashion designer got wings. He got trained himself under Rohit Khosla, and initially worked alone and landed up as the first Indian designer that showcased his work with International designer Todd Oldham.  In 1992, Valaya along with  his brother TJ Singh laid the foundation of  luxury fashion House named "Valaya". Their creative vision and creative thoughts have been the key factors for their organizational growth and the opening of a luxury house. By 2003, he achieved merchandising under various brands labeled as JJ Valaya, Studio Valaya, and Valaya Home-Life. The brand today quotes- Couture, Ready-to-wear, The Free Spirit Foundation (FSF), Home and a CSR prerogative. He has beautifully earned great success and recognitions in the field of fashion Globally  by winning many awards on an international front. Valaya house is the most trusted brand in today's time and besides fashion designs, it also caters to various luxury products like haute  couture and footwear, furniture, tapestries, home fabrics, etc. Valaya's brand house is headquartered at Delhi sprawling over an area of forty thousand square feet in Delhi with 250 craftsmen , embroiderers working entirely for him. They smoothly infuses garments with exotic styles, vibrant and beautiful colors, classy silhouettes and authentic hand made embroidery which adds a tag of ‘timeless’ quality to his clothes .His several fashion shows are also conducted ly in various places like New York, Paris, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and including India too. Valaya also made a film debut by acting in Bollywood movie "Yaadien".    

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Saba Ali Khan

Saba Ali Khan is a renowned fashion designer. She was born in 1976 in New Delhi. She was born in the house of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore. Saba has a brother, Saif Ali Khan and a younger sister, Soha Ali Khan. Both of them are actors in Bollywood. Unlike her siblings, Soba did not venture into the field of acting. She enjoys watching films, but never thought of taking up acting as a career. The talented jewellery designer completed her graduation from Delhi College of Arts. She ended up doing a diploma in Gemmology and design to do something unique, artistic and creative, like she always wanted to do. She wishes to open her outlets in international markets, someday. Saba is fond of photography and enjoys capturing people in her camera. She grew up in a strict household. Despite being born in the family of Bollywood stars, she had to adhere to the rules and regulations in her childhood. Saba is very close to both her siblings- Saif and Soha. Both of them praise her work and motivate her to do better. She also watches their movies and provides constructive criticism. Saba designed an attractive jewellery piece for Kareena Kapoor (her sister-in-law) on her brother’s request when she was Saif’s girlfriend. Saba is the sole female Muttawalli in India. She says that she feels connected to Islam and is intrinsically Islamic. It was in 2008 that her father brought her to Bhopal and decided to share his responsibilities with her. It was in 2011, after her father’s death that Saba was appointed Muttawali of Bhopal mosques. She is the caretaker and is responsible for looking after the 1000 crore Auqaf-e-Shahi which takes care of the Bhopal’s royals’ religious endowment. She enjoys the status of being the first woman Naazir (caretaker) of Rubaat (guesthouse) started by the Bhopal royals in Saudi Arabia. The government of Saudi recognized her as the Naazir.

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Saba Ali Khan Hindi Actress