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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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 2015 Concerning the Bodyguard (Short) (completed) (voice)
 2014 W1A (TV Series)
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 2014 River of Fundament
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 2012 Midnight's Children
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 2011 Odd Streets Run West (Short)
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Other Works:

Tim Supple, Tushingham and his play, "Haroun and the Sea of Stories," was performed in a Royal National Theatre production at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, England with Nitin Chandra Ganatra, Nabil Shaban, Sudha Bhuchar, Sam Dastor, and Robert Bowman in the cast. Tim Supple was also director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Sir Salman Rushdie

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on a forced shutdown in Sri Lanka during the filming of 'Midnight's Children'] We lost two day's shooting and a lot of sleep. It's clear that there was somebody in the Iranian foreign ministry - I don't know who, and I don't know at how high a level it was, but someone - said to the Sri Lankan ambassador they they disapproved of the permission having been given [to film] and that it should be ... See more »

Trivia:

Sentenced to death in 1989 for his book "The Satanic Verses" by the Ayatollah Khomeini, who proclaimed the book to be an insult to the Islamic religion. He has lived under police protection ever since. Since the Ayatollah's death, he has become a slightly more public person. See more »

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