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Lakshmi Hospitalised After Pregnancy Trouble

30th January 2010

Author SALMAN RUSHDIE's ex-wife PADMA LAKSHMI was recently hospitalised after experiencing complications with her pregnancy.The Indian-born TV chef, 39, announced she was expecting her first child in October (09), branding the pregnancy a "medical miracle"...

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Rushdie Contemplating Graphic Novel

29th October 2009

Controversial author SALMAN RUSHDIE is considering widening his fan base by creating a graphic novel.The Midnight's Children writer has established himself as a top name in the genres of magical realism and historical fiction, and...

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Rushdie Still Obsessed With Lakshmi

20th October 2009

Controversial author SALMAN RUSHDIE still pines for his ex-wife PADMA LAKSHMI two years after they split, according to his former girlfriend, actress PIA GLENN.The writer wed model-turned-TV chef Lakshmi in 2004 but the couple filed...

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Tv Chef Lakshmi Pregnant

1st October 2009

Author SALMAN RUSHDIE's ex-wife, U.S. TV chef PADMA LAKSHMI, is pregnant with her first child.The 39-year-old Top Chef host split from author Rushdie in 2007 after three years of marriage. Lakshmi is refusing the reveal...

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Tv Chef Lakshmi And Dushku Get Naked For Magazine Spread

13th April 2009

Author SALMAN RUSHDIE's ex-wife PADMA LAKSHMI has stripped off for a new magazine spread. The TV chef, actresses Eliza Dushku and Lynn Collins and comic Chelsea Handler are baring almost all for Allure magazines annual naked...

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Fascinating Fact 7067

27th March 2009

Author SALMAN RUSHDIE's sexy chef ex-wife PADMA LAKSHMI is the star of a saucy new TV ad for U.S. fast food chain Carl's Jr. In the commercial, the model/TV presenter devours a Western Bacon Thickburger...

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Fascinating Fact 6960

6th March 2009

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY joined the ranks of writer SALMAN RUSHDIE and funnyman WILL FERRELL after he was honoured with the James Joyce Award from University College Dublin's Literary and Historical Society on Wednesday...

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Rushdie Ridicules Slumdog

2nd March 2009

Author Salman Rushdie, who was born in Mumbai, the setting for Slumdog Millionaire , has written a critique of the movie for Britain's Guardian newspaper. In the article, published on Saturday, he attacked the movie's...

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Sir Salman Rushdie Wins James Joyce Award

11th October 2008

Sir Salman Rushdie has been bestowed with the James Joyce award at University College, Dublin.While accepting the award in the Irish capital, the Midnight's Children author said he had learnt a "daring of language" from...

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First-timers Make Booker Shortlist As Rushdie Misses Out

9th September 2008

Two first-time novelists have been named on the shortlist for the 2008 Man Booker Prize for Fiction while Sir Salman Rushdie has been omitted.Aravind Adiga and Steve Toltz were named on the prestigious shortlist for...

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Rushdie Gratified After Libel Win

26th August 2008

Sir Salman Rushdie has won his libel claim in the high court against allegations made in a book by a former police bodyguard.The Booker prize-winning author said the court had shown claims about his character...

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Salman Rushdie Novel Voted Best Of The Booker

10th July 2008

Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children has been named as the best novel to have won the Booker Prize.The book, which claimed the prestigious award in 1981, was selected by some 36 per cent of voters in...

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Queen Knights Salman Rushdie

25th June 2008

The Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie has received a knighthood from the Queen for services to literature.Last year's announcement of the honour drew condemnation from Muslims around the world.Sir Salman, 61, won the Booker prize...

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Rushdie Is Hooked On Acting

3rd June 2008

SALMAN RUSHDIE is calling on Hollywood casting directors to offer him more movie roles - after being bitten by the acting bug. The controversial author made his debut, playing a gynaecologist in Helen Hunt movie...

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Rushdie Thanks Novel For Saving Him From Pain Of Divorce

16th April 2008

Award-winning author Salman Rushdie has said the experience of working on a new book helped him cope with his divorce last year.Rushdie and his fourth wife, actress and model Padma Lakshmi, were divorced on July...

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Lakshmi Visited Orphans To Get Over Split

17th March 2008

SALMAN RUSHDIE's model-actress ex-wife PADMA LAKSHMI threw herself into charity work to help her get over their split last year (07). The 37-year-old suffered depression after the collapse of her three-year marriage to the best-selling...

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New One-off Award For Fiction Announced By Booker

21st February 2008

A new one-off award for fiction to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Booker Prize has been announced today.The 'Best of the Booker' award will honour the best overall novel to have won the Man...

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Fisher Dating Rushdie?

22nd December 2007

Former STAR WARS actress CARRIE FISHER has sparked rumours of a romance with British author SALMAN RUSHDIE, after they were spotted in London enjoying a cosy meal together. The odd couple recently dined together at...

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Lakshmi Denies Infidelity Rumours

23rd November 2007

Actress PADMA LAKSHMI has denied her marriage to author SALMAN RUSHDIE ended because she had an affair. The host of hit U.S. reality show Top Chef - who filed for divorce from the novelist...

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Donovan's Tennant Was Salman Rushdie

26th September 2007

Former pop hunk JASON DONOVAN was stunned when he came face to face with his new tennant - controversial author SALMAN RUSHDIE. The singer put his West London house up for sale in the 90s...

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The Things They Say 5637

17th September 2007

"There was no air conditioning in my limousine but my mother and I are from India, so we're used to this heat." SALMAN RUSHDIE's estranged wife, TV chef PADMA LAKSHMI, on the soaring temperatures on...

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The Things They Say 5621

17th September 2007

"There was no air conditioning in my limousine but my mother and I are from India, so we're used to this heat." SALMAN RUSHDIE's estranged wife, TV chef PADMA LAKSHMI, on the soaring temperatures on...

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Rushdie's Knighthood Provokes Terrorist Threat

11th July 2007

Novelist SALMAN RUSHDIE's knighthood has sparked a terror scare in Britain after OSAMA BIN LADEN's deputy threatened retaliation for the Islam 'insult'. The writer was included in British monarch Queen Elizabeth II's Honours List last...

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Rushdie Files For Divorce

2nd July 2007

British author SALMAN RUSHDIE has filed for divorce from his wife of three years. The writer, who was at the centre of a row between Britain and Iran last month (Jun07) after making Queen Elizabeth...

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Writers Speak Out Over Rushdie's Knighthood Controversy

20th June 2007

LATEST: SALMAN RUSHDIE's controversial knighthood is dividing opinions in the literary world as well as political sphere, with MARTIN AMIS and WILL SELF debating the honour. Rushdie was included in British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's...

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Rushdie Seeks Police Protection

19th June 2007

LATEST: Author SALMAN RUSHDIE has asked for police protection after an Iranian group reportedly put an GBP80,000 ($160,000) bounty on his head. The Organisation to Commemorate the Martyrs of the Muslim World has offered to...

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Pakistan Sides With Iran Over Rushdie's Knighthood

18th June 2007

LATEST: Pakistan has waded into the controversy surrounding author SALMAN RUSHDIE's knighthood, joining neighbour Iran in pouring scorn on the British government. The writer was included in British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Honours List on...

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Rushdie Knighthood Under Attack

18th June 2007

Author Sir Salman Rushdie's knighthood has been bitterly condemned by the Iranian government.Foreign ministry spokesperson Mohammad Ali Hosseini said in a press conference that the British government's decision to honour Sir Salman for services to...

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Iran Slams Rushdie's Knighthood

17th June 2007

LATEST: Celebrated author SALMAN RUSHDIE's knighthood has been condemned by the country that issued a fatwa against him in 1989. The writer was feted in British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Honours List last week (ends15Jun07)...

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Honours For Cocker, Humphries, Rushdie And Sallis

16th June 2007

Rocker JOE COCKER, comedian BARRY HUMPHRIES, author SALMAN RUSHDIE and WALLACE AND GROMITT star PETER SALLIS have all been named in QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Honours List. The With A Little Help From My Friends rocker...

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