Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie 


Born                     19 June 1947
                                 Bombay, Bombay Presidency,   British India
Occupation         Writer
Ethnicity               Kashmiri Indian
Citizenship          British
education            King's College, Cambridge
Subject                  Historical criticism
                                 Travel writing

Spouse               Clarissa Luard (1976–1987)
                               Marianne Wiggins (1988–1993)
                              Elizabeth West (1997–2004)
                              Padma Lakshmi (2004–2007)
Children               2 sons
Achievement:      Awarded the 'Booker of Bookers' prize in 1993 for his novel "Midnight's Children"


Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a British Indian novelist. Salman Rushdie was born in Mumbai on
June 19, 1947. He was 17 when his family migrated to Pakistan. Salman Rushdie did his graduation in History from King's College, Cambridge. Following an advertising career with Ayer Barker, Salman Rushdie became a full-time writer. His book ‘The Moor’s Last Sigh’ also received criticism from Hindus. Rushdie is  the 13th writer in ‘The Times’ list of ‘The 50 Greatest British writers since 1945’.
Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie


Booker Prize for Fiction, James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction), Arts Council Writers' Award, "Booker of Bookers" or the best novel among the Booker Prize winners for Fiction, and Writers' Guild Award.

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