Kumail Nanjiani



Place of birth:

Karachi - Pakistan:


Kumail Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor and podcast host. Nanjani is best known for his role as a main cast member on every season of HBO's Emmy Award-nominated series Silicon Valley, as well as for providing the voice of Prismo on the Emmy Award-winning animated series Adventure Time. In addition he's starred on the TNT series Franklin & Bash and the Adult Swim series Newsreaders. He also co-hosts the Comedy Central show The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail. In addition to his television and film work, he hosts two podcasts: The Indoor Kids and The X-Files Files, although no new episodes have been released in months.

Film Credits

The LEGO Ninjago Movie (2017)
as Jay (voice)
The Big Sick (2017)
as Kumail Nanjiani
Fist Fight (2017)
as Officer Mehar
The Late Bloomer (2016)
as Rich
Brother Nature (2016)
as Riggleman
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
as Keanu
Central Intelligence (2016)
as Jared the Airport Security Guard
Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015)
as Nasir
Hell & Back (2015)
as Dave the Demon (voice)
Goosebumps (2015)
as Foreman
Flock of Dudes (2015)
as Ro
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
as Brad
Misery Loves Comedy (2015)
as Himself
Sex Tape (2014)
as Punit
Loaded (2014)
as Raza
Timms Valley (2013)
as Arjit Pondicherry
Hell Baby (2013)
as Cable Guy
Bad Milo! (2013)
as Bobbi
Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male (2013)
as Himself
The Kings of Summer (2013)
as Gary (Delivery Guy)
The Arrangement (2013)

Production Credits

The Big Sick (2017)
Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male (2013)