Padma Lakshmi (Chennai, 1970) is a model, actress, writer and presenter-Indian U.S..
His professional life began by chance, while it was sighted by an actor
in a cafe in Spain, and invited to be a model. Since then, desfilou for
designers as Yves Saint Laurent, Emanuel Ungaro, Ralph Lauren, Alberta
Ferretti, among others, also has done campaigns for Roberto Cavalli and
It became fluent in five languages: English, hindi, Spanish, Italian and tamil. Its name means lotus in Sanskrit.
He was married to the Indo-British writer Salman Rushdie, who announced the divorce in July 2007.