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Will Aziz Ansari Show Up at the SAG Awards?

posted by Randall
Aziz Ansari

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The biggest question for the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night is: Will Aziz Ansari attend?

Fresh off his Golden Globe award, Ansari has a good chance of winning a SAG award for Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series. Ansari plays an Indian … Read more

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Anna Awards Announced for AAPI Actors, Movies, TV and More

posted by Ed Diokno

 

‘The Big Sick’ has the honor of winning the 2018 Best Asian/American Movie Award.

By Ed Diokno
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It’s awards season. The Golden Globes were just handed out. The writers, actors and directors will be handing out its yearly awards. The Grammys are coming soon, the Academy Awards will be announced.… Read more

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Critics’ Choice Award: Kumail Nanjiani said he’d “like to thank all the white men”

posted by Brittney Le
Kumail Nanjiani with Emily Gordon

Kumail Nanjiani and wife Emily V. Gordon, both of whom cowrote the script ‘The Big Sick’ based on their real-life courtship, receive their Critics Choice Award.

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In an unprecedented event, The Big Sick, a movie based on the interracial courtship of Pakistani American Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, … Read more

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Dec 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on SAG shows some love for Cast of The Big Sick, Hong Chau and Aziz Ansari

SAG shows some love for Cast of The Big Sick, Hong Chau and Aziz Ansari

posted by Randall

Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star in The Big Sick. Photo: Lionsgate/Amazon Studios

Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star in The Big Sick. Photo: Lionsgate/Amazon Studios


 
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Asian American actors got a little bit of love from their acting peers when the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees were announced Wednesday (Dec. 13).

Vietnamese American Hong Chau was nominated for her supporting role … Read more

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Oct 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Kumail Nanjiani Nails Opening Monologue on SNL

Kumail Nanjiani Nails Opening Monologue on SNL

posted by Louis Chan

Kumail Nanjiani
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
Kumail Nanjiani is on a roll. From his role on HBO’s popular series Silicon Valley to his critically acclaimed movie The Big Sick and now last night’s featured appearance on Saturday Night Live, if the comedian is not a house hold name yet, he’s certainly taking big … Read more

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Jun 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Kumail Nanjiani – The Pakistani American Rom-Com Star in Trump’s America

Kumail Nanjiani – The Pakistani American Rom-Com Star in Trump’s America

posted by Sophia Whittemore

File:Kumail Nanjiani & Steve Agee (6997671325).jpg

 

Meet Kumail Nanjiani, the handsome devil in the picture above on the left. He’s a Muslim, Pakistani American man who’s a triple threat. Just check out his mile-long IMDb page if you want the laundry list of his roles. He’s a comedian. He’s a writer. And now, he’s the leading man of the rom-com … Read more

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Apr 14, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Huff Post: All Asians Look Alike

Huff Post: All Asians Look Alike

posted by Randall

 Kumail NanjianiKunal NayyarSalon TV critic Sonia Saraiya is still wiping the egg off her face after mistaking Kumail Nanjiani from HBO’s Silicon Valley with Kunal Nayyar who plays Raj in Big Bang Theory, reports the Huffington Post.

The mix up occurred during Saraiya’s review of the new season of Silicon Valley. Salon quickly corrected … Read more

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