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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 Moor's Last Sigh," 1996. 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:

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 »

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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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Gemini

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