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Kumail Nanjiani

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Kumail Ali Nanjiani (; Urdu: کمیل علی ننجیانی, Sindhi: ڪومائل ننجياڻي; born May 2, 1978) is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor, and screenwriter. He is known for his role as Dinesh in the HBO comedy series Silicon Valley (2014–2019) and for co-writing and starring in the romantic comedy film The Big Sick (2017). For co-writing the latter with his wife, Emily V. Gordon, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kumail Nanjiani has received more than 12,062,747 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Kumail Nanjiani is the 1,254th most popular actor (up from 2,735th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Pakistan (up from 47th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Pakistani Actor.

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  • 31

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  • 10.35

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  • 1.38

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Among actors, Kumail Nanjiani ranks 1,254 out of 9,996Before him are Chazz Palminteri, Charles Vanel, Ben Johnson, Daryl Hannah, Michu Meszaros, and Cloris Leachman. After him are David Soul, Alicia Rhett, Aamir Khan, Mark Rylance, Eva Longoria, and Vera Farmiga.

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Among people born in 1978, Kumail Nanjiani ranks 17Before him are Steve Chen, Ashton Kutcher, Ian Somerhalder, Daniel Brühl, James Franco, and Gennaro Gattuso. After him are Frank Lampard, Katherine Heigl, Katie Holmes, Juan Román Riquelme, Nelly Furtado, and Zoe Saldana.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Kumail Nanjiani ranks 29 out of 180Before him are Ranjit Singh (1780), Imran Khan (1952), Manmohan Singh (1932), Arif Alvi (1949), Guru Ram Das (1534), and Bacha Khan (1890). After him are Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (1964), Naropa (1016), Firuz Shah Tughlaq (1309), Gulzarilal Nanda (1898), Khema (-550), and Fariduddin Ganjshakar (1178).

Among ACTORS In Pakistan

Among actors born in Pakistan, Kumail Nanjiani ranks 4Before him are Kabir Bedi (1946), Dev Anand (1923), and Raj Kapoor (1924). After him are Dilip Kumar (1922), Sunil Dutt (1929), Prithviraj Kapoor (1906), Raaj Kumar (1926), Art Malik (1952), Vinod Khanna (1946), Manoj Kumar (1937), and Margaret Lockwood (1916).

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