Kumail Nanjiani

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Kumail Ali Nanjiani (; Urdu: کمیل علی ننجیانی; born May 2, 1978) is a Pakistani-born American 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 11,117,069 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Kumail Nanjiani is the 2,735th most popular actor (up from 3,395th in 2019), the 47th most popular biography from Pakistan and the 7th most popular Pakistani Actor.

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Among actors, Kumail Nanjiani ranks 2,735 out of 10,030Before him are Paz Vega, Yvan Attal, Richard O'Brien, Brian G. Hutton, Leighton Meester, and Leo Penn. After him are Lauren Lane, Arielle Dombasle, Dakota Fanning, David Cassidy, Jared Padalecki, and Hope Lange.

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Among people born in 1978, Kumail Nanjiani ranks 48Before him are Kakha Kaladze, Yiruma, Shunsuke Nakamura, Danai Gurira, Laetitia Casta, and Daniel Van Buyten. After him are Joan Capdevila, Johnny Sins, Kendra Lust, Ben McKenzie, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Rio Ferdinand.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Kumail Nanjiani ranks 47 out of 158Before him are Asif Ali Zardari (1955), Sunil Dutt (1929), Lokaksema (147), Raja Dahir (663), Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (1964), and Prithviraj Kapoor (1906). After him are Nawaz Sharif (1949), Krishna Sobti (1925), I. K. Gujral (1919), Yash Chopra (1932), Hamida Banu Begum (1527), and Shehbaz Sharif (1951).

Among ACTORS In Pakistan

Among actors born in Pakistan, Kumail Nanjiani ranks 7Before him are Dev Anand (1923), Raj Kapoor (1924), Kabir Bedi (1946), Dilip Kumar (1922), Sunil Dutt (1929), and Prithviraj Kapoor (1906). After him are Amjad Khan (1940), Kader Khan (1937), Vinod Khanna (1946), Raaj Kumar (1926), Manoj Kumar (1937), and Margaret Lockwood (1916).

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