Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 21-02-1978
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Karachi, Pakistan
  • Also Known As:

    Kumail Ali Nanjiani
    쿠마일 난지아니

  • Popularity: 3.80
  • Homepage: N/A


Kumail Nanjiani (born February 21, 1978) is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, film and television actor, and podcast host, best known as main cast member of the television series "Silicon Valley", as well as for providing the voice of Prismo on the animated series "Adventure Time". He also co-hosts the Comedy Central show "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail", and two podcasts: "The Indoor Kids" and "The X-Files Files". In 2017, Nanjiani starred in "The Big Sick", a semi-autobiographical film that he co-wrote with his wife Emily V. Gordon, loosely based on their own relationship. The film earned the couple a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.




Year Movie Character
2013 Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male as Himself
2017 The Big Sick as Kumail Nanjiani
2019 Stuber as Stu
1970 The True American as Rais Bhuiyan
2020 The Lovebirds as Jibran
1970 Any Person, Living Or Dead
2014 Loaded as Raza
2019 Men in Black: International as Pawny (voice)
2019 It Started As a Joke as Himself
2014 The Last of the Great Romantics as George the Counter Guy
2013 The Arrangement as Alfred Dalton
2015 Hello, My Name Is Doris as Nasir
2017 The Lego Ninjago Movie as Jay (voice)
2018 Duck Butter as Jake
2021 Eternals as Kingo
2017 Fist Fight as Officer Mehar
2019 Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee as Himself
2016 The Late Bloomer as Rich
2015 Hot Tub Time Machine 2 as Brad
2016 Brother Nature as Riggleman
2018 Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity as Himself
2020 Dolittle as Plimpton (voice)
2015 Hell & Back as Dave the Demon (voice)
2015 Flock of Dudes as Ro
2016 Central Intelligence as Jared the Airport Security Guard
2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates as Keanu
2017 A Happening of Monumental Proportions as Perry
2017 Funny: The Documentary as Himself
2013 Timms Valley as Arjit Pondicherry
2013 Bad Milo as Bobbi
2020 Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020 as Himself - 'Animal Crossing' Segment (voice)
2013 Hell Baby as Cable Guy
2014 Sex Tape as Punit
2010 Life As We Know It as Simon
2013 The Kings of Summer as Gary (Delivery Guy)
2012 The Five-Year Engagement as Pakistani Chef
2015 Misery Loves Comedy as Himself
2017 The Big Sick
2020 The Lovebirds
2013 Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male
2017 The Big Sick
1970 Sidekicks

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