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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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Other Works:

Novel: "The Jaguar Smile" See more »

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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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[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 »

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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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