Kumail Nanjiani



Actor Date of Birth: February 21, 1978


Kumail Nanjiani (born February 21, 1978) is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, film and television actor, and podcast host, best known as main cast member of the television series "Silicon Valley", as well as for providing the voice of Prismo on the animated series "Adventure Time". He also co-hosts the Comedy Central show "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail", and two podcasts: "The Indoor Kids" and "The X-Files Files". In 2017, Nanjiani starred in "The Big Sick", a semi-autobiographical film that he co-wrote with his wife Emily V. Gordon, loosely based on their own relationship. The film earned the couple a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.



Place of Birth: Karachi, Pakistan




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Kumail Nanjiani's movie “The Big Sick” was among the bigger indie hits of 2017, earning $55 million worldwide and holding steady at a 98 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It stars Mr. Nanjiani, previously known for the HBO series “Silicon...

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For nearly all of 2017, Kumail Nanjiani has been promoting The Big Sick, the semi-autobiographical romantic comedy about a standup comedian who, against his Pakistani family's wishes, falls in love with a white girl, who then falls into a coma. First ...and...

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Kumail Nanjiana has a heartwarming story about Rian Johnson for ...

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Kumail Nanjiani may be terrified of social media, but he's still very good at it. We've seen the comedian and actor use it to share stories both horrific and heartwarming, and while the tales themselves have been compelling on their own, what really...

Kumail Nanjiani and Holly Hunter revel in SAG Award nominations for 'The Big Sick'
Kumail Nanjiani and Holly Hunter revel in SAG Award nominations for 'The Big Sick'

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In the latest twist in this unpredictable award season, just days after “The Big Sick” was entirely shut out from the Golden Globe nominations, the Screen Actors Guild made the romantic comedy Wednesday morning's biggest comeback kid. Based on the real...

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