Eastern wife said – I am silent
The family also thanked the police and doctors. He also expressed his gratitude for the ‘love and support he has received from people around the world’. Earlier, Padma Lakshmi, ex-wife of noted author Salman Rushdie, had said, “It is a matter of relief that Salman Rushdie’s health is improving. Worried and heartbroken… I wish her a speedy recovery.’ Rushdie and Chennai-born Padma Lakshmi married in 2004. The two separated in 2007. Lakshmi, 51, a writer by profession and host of the popular TV show ‘TopChef’, was Rushdie’s fourth wife.
The book ‘The Satanic Verses’ changed Rushdie’s life
At the same time, according to the news of ‘New York Times’, Rushdie’s agent Andrew Wiley said, ‘His health is improving. It will take time to recover. The injury is serious, but his health is improving. Author Rushdie had faced death threats from Islamic extremists for years after writing his book, The Satanic Verses. Hadi Matar, who attacked Rushdie, appeared in court on Saturday, where he did not plead guilty to attempted murder. At the same time, the court refused to grant him bail.