Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani is a Los Angeles-based writer and performer who is best known for playing Dinesh in Silicon Valley, as well as his appearances in Portlandia and voice work in Adventure Time. He first gained attention for his one-man show Unpronounceable, in 2013 had a special on Comedy Central called Beta Male, and on the same channel hosts The Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail alongside Jonah Ray. He is the host of the podcasts The Indoor Kids and The X-Files Files.

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Talks

Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick) Talks with Zoe Lister-Jones (Band Aid) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Kumail Nanjiani | June 8, 2017

Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick) Talks with Zoe Lister-Jones (Band Aid) for the Talkhouse Podcast

The writer-stars of two of this month's best new movies sit down for a chat about mixing comedy and drama, and life and art.

Kumail Nanjiani Talks with DANIELS (Swiss Army Man) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

By Kumail Nanjiani | August 16, 2016

Kumail Nanjiani Talks with DANIELS (Swiss Army Man) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

The actor and standup comedian visits the offbeat directing duo to chat about movies, medication, fights, flatulence, and much more.

Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) Talks with Michael Showalter (Hello, My Name is Doris) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

By Kumail Nanjiani | March 28, 2016

Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) Talks with Michael Showalter (Hello, My Name is Doris) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

Two comedy heroes take a break from prepping their upcoming movie together to talk about their new movie together (and, you know, be funny).