Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.

Kumail Nanjiani

Comedian, Actor, Writer

Kumail Nanjiani is the star of The Big Sick, the romantic comedy-drama he co-wrote with his wife Emily Gordon that was the darling of Sundance last year and acquired by Amazon for $12 million. The Big Sick was nominated for a screenwriting Oscar, won numerous accolades including the Audience Award at SXSW, and was named one of the 10 best films of the year by the AFI. Kumail is recognized by audiences as a series regular on HBO’s Silicon Valley, and hosts the podcasts The Indoor Kids and The X-Files FIles, where he and a special guest provide commentary on every single episode of Fox’s ‘90’s classic.