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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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Novel: "Grimus" 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


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Education changes the world. If you have generations of children being brought up in extremist madrasas to believe that that world view is the correct world view, then you create generations of people with built-in hostilities. Even if nothing had happened to exacerbate those hostilities, even if there had not been an Iraq war, the mindset of generations, particularly of young men, has been badly... See more »


He was awarded a British Knighthood in the 2007 Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday Honors List for his services to Literature. See more »

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