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Padma Lakshmi was born on September 1, 1970 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. She is a producer and actress, known for Glitter (2001), Star Trek: Enterprise (2001) and Sharpe (1993). She was previously married to Salman Rushdie. See full bio »

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Nominated for 12 Primetime Emmys. Another 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Glitter Sylk
(2001)
(2002)
Sharpe Madhuvanthi
(2006)
(1999)

Filmography

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 2021 Taste the Nation: Holiday Edition (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2020 Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Zen and the Art of Poke (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Pad Thai Gamble (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Dancing In Little Lima (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Original Americans (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Where the Kebob Is Hot (2020) ... (executive producer)
  Top Chef (TV Series) (executive producer - 90 episodes, 2013 - 2019) (consulting producer - 52 episodes, 2010 - 2013)
- Finale (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Tao of Macau (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Holy Macau! (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Kentucky Farewell (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Greatest (2019) ... (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Book: "The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs: An Essential Guide to the Flavors of the World". New York: Ecco (HarperCollins). ISBN 0062375237 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 12 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Salman Rushdie  (divorced)

Children:

Lakshmi-Dell, Krishna Thea | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I was the first Indian model to have a career in Paris, Milan and New York. I am the first one to admit I was a novelty. (December 2007) See more »

Trivia:

Wore a Luca Luca purple sari in her April 2004 wedding to Salman Rushdie. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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