Salman Rushdie the 75 year of British-Indian Novelist was attacked in New York today as he ready himself for a lecture. His attacker has been identified to be one Hadi Matar.(read about him here).
This article seeks to find out if Salman Rushdie is alive and we will also get to know about his children.
Is Salman Rushdie alive?
Yes, Salman Rushdie is alive and is said to be responding to treatment. He was stabbed by Hadi Matar at the neck and abdomen for at least once.
Salman Rushdie is said to be currently on a ventilator and he will likely lose an eye following an attack at a literary event in New York. This is according to his agent Andrew Wylie.
“The news is not good,” Mr Wylie told The New York Times. “Salman will likely lose one eye; the nerves in his arm were severed; and his liver was stabbed and damaged.”
The celebrated novelist Salman Rushdie is undergoing surgery at the UPMC Hamot hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania, according to police.
Meet Rushdie’s children:Zafar and Milan.
The 75 year old novelist has been married four times and is currently without a wife.
His first marriage was with Clarissa Luard from 1976 to 1987. It was with Clarissa that Rushdie had his first born by name Zafar who was born in 1979.
Mr. Salman Rushdie had a second wife,but his second born son was with his third wife Elizabeth West. He shared a son with Elizabeth and his name is Milan, who was born in 1997. His four marriage was with American- Indian television reality star Padma Lakshmi. They were married for just three years from 2004 to 2007.