The Deccan Herald reports that Padma Lakshmi is dating hotel executive Vikram Chatwa. Chatwa owns among other things the Dream Hotels.
The couple was first spotted together at the Knicks game in New York in December. That have since been together at a New Year’s Eve bash at the Dream and were described as inseparable. They were also seen boarding a private plane to Los Angeles.
The two have been friends for years. Chatwal is separated from model wife Priya Sachdev.
Lakshmi was once married to author Salmon Rushdie.