Author Salman Rushdie was hospitalized after being assaulted at the Chautauqua Institution in New York on Friday, August 12. Here’s a look at the writer’s two children.
The 75-year-old author was operated on several times and was on a ventilator after the attack, which left him unable to speak.
That midnight children Author was at the Chautauqua Institution to give a lecture when a man jumped onto the stage and attacked him.
Meet Salman Rushdie’s two children
The Indian-born writer is a father of two. He shares two sons with two of his ex-wives.
Zafar Rushdie is Salman’s firstborn child, whom he shares with his first wife, Clarissa Luard. The couple were married for 12 years from 1976 to 1987.
Zafar was born in 1980 and will be 42 years old in 2022.
Salman’s second son is Milan Rushdie, whom he shares with his ex-wife, Elizabeth West. The couple were married for seven years from 1997 to 2004.
Milan was born in 1999 and will be 23 years old in 2022. He is 19 years younger than Zafar.
Zafar Rushdie owns his own public relations firm
While Milan remain low-key and don’t have much social media presence, his older brother Zafar has revealed quite a bit about his life.
Zafar that is over 1000 followers on Instagram, has a private account. But in an interview with the evening standard In 2012, he announced that he runs a public relations firm. He had previously organized the launch party for one of his father’s books.
His linkedin announces that he will remain in London, UK, providing services including event production, public relations, brand marketing and event planning through his company, The Green Room Agency.
The London-based company is a leading celebrity engagement agency. The University of Exeter graduate was also the founder and director of Rushdie Media.
Author hospitalized after New York attack
Salman’s agent, Andrew Wylie, was emailed to Reuters: “The news is not good. Salman is likely to lose an eye; The nerves in his arm were severed and his liver was stabbed and damaged.”
The attacker was reportedly arrested at the event by a New York State Police officer.
Many writers, fans and political figures took to Twitter to condemn the attack and pray for Salman’s recovery.
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