Aasif Mandvi

Aasif Mandvi participates the popular American show The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Throughout his career, Mandvi has both transcended his ethnicity and religion and appropriated it, all without compromising his talent or credibility. In 2012 Mandvi starred in Disgraced at The Clare Tow Theater at Lincoln Centre. He played the lead role of Amir, a Pakistani American lawyer struggling with his identity and Islam in the drama by Ayad Akhtar. The play went on to win the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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