Renowned Indian fashion designer and founder of the namesake brand, Satya Paul has left the mortal world for a heavenly abode. The designer breathed his last at 79 at Isha Yoga Centre in Coimbatore on January 6, 2021. He suffered a stroke in December and was on the road to recovery before he was moved to Isha Yoga Centre.
Satya’s son Puneet Nanda and founder of Isha Foundation, Sadhguru broke the sad news of the designer’s demise on Twitter. "Satya Paul, a shining example of what it means to live with immeasurable passion and unrelenting involvement. The distinct vision you brought to the Indian fashion industry is a beautiful tribute to this. A privilege to have had you amongst us. Condolences & Blessings," tweeted Sadhguru.
#SatyaPaul, a shining example of what it means to live with immeasurable passion and unrelenting involvement. The distinct vision you brought to the Indian #fashion industry is a beautiful tribute to this. A privilege to have had you amongst us. Condolences & Blessings. -Sg pic.twitter.com/DNMZ0DXvOf
— Sadhguru (@SadhguruJV) January 7, 2021
Puneet remembered his late father with a bitter-sweet message. “He couldn’t have had a sweeter life or passage, at the feet of the Master. We are sad a bit, mostly rejoicing him, his life and now his passing with such a blessing”. He added that Satya’s only wish was that he could get all the things he was being monitored with be removed so that he could "fly away."
Satya Paul 2Feb 1942 - 6Jan 2021 Thank you to all who have sent messages... a few notes about his passing... He had...
The social media account of his namesake brand paid a final tribute to its founder in the most heartwarming way.
Fashion designer Masaba Gupta mourned the demise of the iconic designer.
The iconic designer’s fashion journey begun from the time of the partition in 1947 where he expanded his exports of the finest Indian handloom products to high-end luxury stores in Europe and America. In 1980, he along with his son launched the first saree boutique, L'Affaire and later founded India’s first designer label, Satya Paul in 1986. Known for its one-of-a-kind prints, Satya Paul exhibits the best of sarees, scarfs, bags, clutches, ties, cufflinks, amongst many other products.
(Source- Zoom, Twitter)