Memorial Day: Cat Cora, Padma Lakshmi Share Healthy Eating Tips For Summer

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Both parents later remarried, and Lakshmi has a younger paternal half-brother and half-sister. in an interview in The Guardian, Lakshmi said, “My father had quit his job as an executive at Pfizer to manage her career. She speaks English, Tamil, Hindi, Italian and Spanish. Lakshmi’s career began at age 18, when during a study trip in her college years she was discovered by a modeling agent in Madrid, Spain while sitting in a cafĂ©.

Memorial Day: Cat Cora, Padma Lakshmi Share Healthy Eating Tips for Summer On this holiday weekend, take advice from the pros – get outside and cook healthful meals [link]

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Padma Lakshmi’s Father Was A Pfizer Executive And Her Mother Vijaya The First

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In 2010, Top Chef won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program. Her father was a Pfizer executive and her mother Vijaya, the first wife of her father, was a nurse who specialized in suicide prevention. I didn’t understand why he wanted that relationship with her, and not with me.” in 1984, when she was 14 years old, Padma was in a car accident in Malibu, causing an injury to her right arm that required surgery, which left a 7-inch scar between her elbow and shoulder. She remembers a flash of orange, looking over to see the large car upon her. Padma describes the event in the April 2001 edition of Vogue, saying, “Being in a car crash was like an exhilarating hallucination, an unbelievable moment that oddly remains one of the most beautiful images in my memory.” The car left Padma with injuries that included a fractured right hip and a shattered upper right arm.

On April 17 2004 In New York City Lakshmi Married The Novelist

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Padma Lakshmi was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India in an Iyengar brahmin family. She is her parents’ only child from this marriage. She speaks English, Tamil, Hindi, Italian and Spanish. She has modeled for top designers such as Emanuel Ungaro, Ralph Lauren, and Alberta Ferretti and appeared in ad campaigns for Roberto Cavalli and Versus. Lakshmi appeared on the covers of RedBook, Vogue India,FHM, Cosmopolitan, L’Officiel India, Asian Woman, Avenue, Industry Magazine, Marie Claire (India Edition), Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country, and Newsweek. Her second cookbook, Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet, was released October 2, 2007. She had a comical supporting role as the lip synching disco singer Sylk in the 2001 American movie Glitter with Mariah Carey. On April 17, 2004, in New York City, Lakshmi married the novelist Salman Rushdie, to whom she was introduced at a party in 1999 hosted by the journalist and editor Tina Brown.