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Salman Rushdie


He married the actress Padma Lakshmi, the hostess of "Padma's Passport," and dedicatee of his eighth novel, "Fury" (2001), on 17th April 2004. The late Ayatollah Khomeini declared a fatwa against him for the novel "The Satanic Verses" on 14th February 1989. He is currently completing a ninth novel. Prior to becoming a full time novelist, he ... See full bio »
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 2012 Next People (TV Series) (creator) (announced)
 2012 Midnight's Children (based on a book by) / (screenplay)
 2012 Der goldene Zweig (Short) (short story)
 1993 Jackanory (TV Series) (short stories - 1 episode)
- Haroun and the Sea of Stories (1993) ... (short stories)
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Won the 1981 Booker Prize for his novel 'Midnight's Children'. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 22 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Sir Salman Rushdie

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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on how he managed to weather the storm over 'Satanic Verses'] Just by being bloody-minded. I think I'm tougher than I thought I was. One of the things...was that I just wanted to be myself... to keep writing books I wanted to write. I think, if you knew nothing about my life story, if you'd never seen anything about my life and all you had was my books to look at, there isn't a great rift in ... See more »

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Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Vol. 133, pp. 379-388. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005. See more »

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