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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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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 »

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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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Personal Quote:

The lessons learned at school are not necessarily those the school thinks it's teaching. See more »

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Helped pick the phrase "naughty but nice" as an advertising slogan to sell cakes in 1970s Britain. See more »

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