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Kumail Nanjiani (born February 21, 1978 in Karachi, Pakistan) is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor, podcast host, and writer.

A prolific comedian and actor, Nanjiani is best known for writing and starring in the semi-autobiographical film The Big Sick, which he co-wrote with wife Emily V. Gordon about the beginning of their relationship. The film was a critical and financial success, garnering them an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

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