Kumail Nanjiani is leading the latest Chicago invasion of comedians in NYC. He has... more »
Kumail Nanjiani is leading the latest Chicago invasion of comedians in NYC. He has been featured in Variety's “10 Comics to Watch,” the Hollywood Reporter's “10 Rising Comedy Talents” and New York Magazine's “10 Comedians that Funny People Find Funny.” In addition to opening national theater shows for Zach Galifianakis and Stella, Kumail has performed his critically acclaimed one man show "Unpronounceable" (directed by Paul Provenza) at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in NY and at Improv Olympic West in Los Angeles. This year, you may have seen Kumail performing stand-up on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live or in his recurring role as Homer, the Greek suspected terrorist Steven keeps in a prison under his desk on The Colbert Report. Kumail has written for VH1's Best Week Ever and is currently writing for and appearing in Comedy Central's new show Michael & Michael Have Issues, starring Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black.