The Daily Mail (London, England); 4/24/2006
Byline: KAREN HOCKNEY
Padma Lakshmi, the actress and wife of Salman Rushdie, on why she loves glamour, so long as it's comfortable
PADMA LAKSHMI found fame as an international model and cookery writer, and was last year voted one of the world's most beautiful women by Harpers & Queen.
But she is probably still best known for being the wife of controversial writer Salman Rushdie - although that's set to change with her acting role in Sharpe's Challenge.
She stars alongside Sean Bean
as the beautiful but deadly Indian regent Madhuvanthi in the twopart ITV1 drama which concludes tonight, and is hoping it will lead to more acting work in Britain. ( Collapse )