Lakshmi portrayed Sean Bean's nemesis Madhuvanthi in the 2004–2005 TV series Sharpe's Challenge.In 2006, Lakshmi appeared in ABC's TV series The Ten Commandments with Dougray Scott, Naveen Andrews, and Omar Sharif.Through spending time as a family with their daughter, Krishna, 6, the two have become romantically involved. She’s forgiven the past and giving this a try.” A spokeswoman for Lakshmi had no comment.
is an American author, actress, model, television host and executive producer of Indian descent.
Her debut cookbook Easy Exotic won her the "Best First Book" award at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.
She hosted the Food Network series Padma's Passport, which was part of the larger series Melting Pot in 2001, where Lakshmi cooked recipes from around the world. Her first memoir, entitled "Love, Loss and What We Ate," was released on International's Women's Day, March 8, 2016.
She also hosted two one-hour specials on South India and Spain for the British culinary tourism show Planet Food, broadcast on the Food Network in the U. Lakshmi released the "Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs" in October 2016.
Lakshmi was able to pay off her college loans by working as a model and actress.
Lakshmi has modeled for designers such as Emanuel Ungaro, Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Ralph Lauren, and Alberta Ferretti and appeared in ad campaigns for Roberto Cavalli and Versus.
host Padma Lakshmi in the midst of his divorce from his wife of 11 years, Carey Lowell, Us Weekly confirmed the news.
PHOTOS: Hollywood's shortest marriages "It started very recently and quietly," a source tells Us. I wouldn't even go as far as calling them a couple. It's the first time Padma has dated anyone since Teddy [Forstmann], and it's something she's been approaching very, very delicately. They're just having fun." Gere is currently filming the movie , in which he portrays a homeless man named George who is trying to reconnect with his daughter Maggie (Jena Malone). PHOTOS: Hollywood's friendliest exes The Indian-born cookbook author was married to writer Salman Rushdie for three years before divorcing in 2007, and dated billionaire Teddy Forstmann until his death at age 71 in 2011.
Lakshmi has 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 first cookbook, Easy Exotic, a compilation of international recipes and short essays, was awarded Best First Book at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards at Versailles.
Her debut memoir Love, Loss and What We Ate was released on International Women's Day, March 8, 2016.