Kumail Nanjiani, Pakistan’s award-winning comic boy is earning himself a big name in Hollywood. If you enjoy a good dose of comedy, you must have heard about Kumail Nanjiani comic somewhere. Let’s find out who this guy is and what he did to be recognized globally.
Kumail moved to the United States as a student and hailed as a well-reputed and successful podcast host, comedian, actor, and writer. Kumail Nanjiani, Pakistan’s award-winning comic boy recently won the “Comedy Star of the Year” at CinemaCon Big Screen in Vegas. He made ripples in the entertainment industry, scripting a movie with his wife for the biggest Hollywood producer Judd Apatow titled “The Big Sick” which is all set to release on June 23rd. Moreover, his series, “Silicon Valley” which had been nominated for Emmy-Awards is airing its fifth season at the moment. Kumail Nanjiani is undoubtedly one of the most successful Pakistan-origin entertainers who has achieved such a remarkable reputation in short span of time.
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Kumail Nanjiani comic boy was born in Karachi on 21st February 1978. He studied in KGS (Karachi Grammar School) before leaving for the USA at age 18. In the USA, he attended Grinnell College in Iowa. He was also invited to give a speech to the graduating class of 2017 of Grinnell College Iowa.
He is renowned for his incredible roles such as that of the main cast in the Emmy-Award nominated series Silicon Valley as well as for hosting The Meltdown With Kumail and Johnson on Comedy Central.
His career started in July 2011 as a podcast co-host of “The Indoor Kids”. He hosted and co-hosted a couple other podcasts until his first breakthrough in Film Industry in 2013 on The Kings Of Summer as a delivery man. Moreover, he’s also been featured as a guest on various other comedies such as Portlandia.
He also voiced the character “Prismo” in Adventure Time; an Emmy-Award winning animated series. Further, down the list of his work in film and television industry include starring in BNT series “Franklin and Bash” and “Newsreaders”.
He has hosted two podcasts, “The Indoor Kids” and “The X-Files”.