Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie

actor, writer, producer

Salman Rushdie was born on Jun 19, 1947 in British India. Salman Rushdie's big-screen debut came with Bridget Jones's Diary directed by Sharon Maguire in 2001, strarring 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 enjoyed a successful advertising career as a copywriter with Ayer Barker in London until 1982.

  • Birthday

    Jun 19, 1947
  • Place of Birth

    Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
  • Also known



1 wins & 0 nominations

Canadian Screen Awards, CA
Adapted Screenplay
Winner - Canadian Screen Award
Midnight's Children (2012)

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