Aziz Ansari was first seen in the Episode: "Didja Listen to My Demo?" of the television series ‘Uncle Morty's Dub Shack’ in 2004. He went on to make his film debut in the 2006 Todd Phillips-directed American comedy, ‘School for Scoundrels.’ The film received mostly negative reviews from critics and scored a 25% approval score on Rotten Tomatoes. In 2007, he joined hands with Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, and Jason Woliner to create the sketch comedy show ‘Human Giant.’ The show ran for 2 seasons before going off-air in 2008. After making minor appearances in television series like ‘Worst Week’ (2008), ‘Reno 911!’ (2009), and ‘Scrubs’ (2009), he joined the main cast of the American political satire mockumentary sitcom television series ‘Parks and Recreation’ where he played the role of ‘Tom Haverford.’ The series spawned 7 seasons and aired its final episode in 2015. The show also aired a television special in 2020. He next appeared in television shows like ‘Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening’ (2010), ‘The Life & Times of Tim’ (2010), ‘NTSF:SD:SUV::’ (2012), ‘Bob's Burgers’ (2012-2018), ‘The Venture Bros.’ (2013), ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ (2013), ‘The Getaway’ (2013), ‘Wander Over Yonder’ (2013), ‘The League’ (2013-2015), ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ (2014), and ‘Kroll Show’ (2015).
In 2015, he came together with Alan Yang and launched the American comedy-drama streaming television series ‘Master of None’ where he also played the role of ‘Dev Shah.’ The series completed its 3rd season in 2021. Ansari has also received several awards, including the ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ and the ‘Peabody Award,’ for the show. He has also appeared in television series and shows like ‘Animals’ (2016), ‘Saturday Night Live’ (2017), ‘Ugly Delicious’ (2018), ‘Aziz Ansari: Right Now’ (2019), and ‘Mark Twain Prize: Dave Chappelle’ (2020). He was last seen in the 2022 Netflix special ‘Aziz Ansari: Nightclub Comedian.’ He is all set to appear in the upcoming American animated musical comedy film ‘The Bob's Burgers Movie.’
Peter Klaven, who has no close male friends, is in search of a best man for his upcoming wedding to Zooey Rice. Attempts to find a good friend result in awkward situations. Then he meets and clicks with affable, pleasant Sydney Fife, forging a close bond. But this friendship threatens to affect his relationship with Zooey. So, how does he manage both?
This Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg directed movie is based on the story they co-wrote for a short film Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse. Six friends are stranded in a house post a series of calamitous events hit Los Angeles. As they wait for help, decreasing food supplies and other issues affect their friendship. Still they must find a way to survive.
Aaron Green, an employee of a record company facing recession, is given an assignment of escorting rock-star Aldous Snow from London to L.A.’s Greek Theater for a comeback concert. Green has only 72 hours to get the rock-legend, who has slipped back into drugs and wild ways after personal and professional crisis. How does Green achieve this to save his career?
Successful stand-up comedian George Simmons, who has no close family or friends, is diagnosed with a rare, terminal disorder. With less than a year to live, he appoints Ira Wright, a struggling comedian, as his personal assistant who soon becomes his close friend. When his disease goes into remission and his ex-girlfriend re-connects with him, George tries to figure out his priorities.
In the 1980s, a drummer gets abandoned by his band just before they achieve stardom. Two decades later, he finds another chance to achieve stardom when he is asked by his teenage nephew to perform with their high school rock band.
A simple small town pizza delivery boy, Nick, finds himself in trouble when he is abducted by two criminals and directed to carry out a bank robbery. With a bomb tied to his chest and time drifting away, Nick has to quickly find a way to get out of the dangerous situation. He gets help from his former friend but they have numerous problems to deal with including the police and murderers.
All Darling has never had a successful relationship and has been fired from her job. She comes across an article that claims women who have had more than twenty lovers will have difficulty finding a husband. A desperate Ally decides to track down her exes to find out the one that got away.
Roger, a meter-reader with low self-esteem, joins Dr. P’s confidence-building classes to win over his dream-girl, Amanda. As Roger makes good progress, he realizes that his confidence has pushed his egotistical teacher into competitive drive triggering an aggressive rivalry. After abolishing Roger’s personal and professional life, when Dr. P rushes to win Amanda’s affection, Roger must find a way to counter his teacher.
Ronnie Barnhardt, the bipolar head of the security guards at a reputed mall, takes his job very seriously. He also wants to join the Police Academy and impress his girl with his achievements. So when a flasher strikes at the parking lot, he makes it a mission to apprehend the culprit and becomes resentful when a police detective comes to investigate.
Date and Switch is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of best friends Michael and Matty, whose friendship is tested when the latter reveals that he is actually gay. Although Michael tries to support and help Matty, it puts a strain on their friendship.
Seventeen years old Mary Katherine moves in with her estranged father, eccentric scientist Professor Bomba, who believes there are tiny humanoids called Leafmen, protecting the forests. When the skeptical Mary is actually transported to the world of the Leafmen, she embarks on a great adventure to save them from the evil Mandrake and the Boggans.
Scrat's obsessive pursuit of the acorn causes continental break up leading to Manny, Diego, Sid and Granny separating from their family. They sail across the sea on their iceberg-turned-ship and come across cruel pirates headed by Captain Gutt who wants to enslave them. Will Manny and rest ever be reunited with their families?
Kate and Humphrey belong to two rival packs of wolves. Their lives take a turn after they are kidnapped and taken away. But together they unite to escape and return to their pack. However, things get complicated as they both start having feelings for one another, and this could obviously cause a lot of trouble back home.
Aziz Ansari Awards
|Master of None||Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy||2018|
|Master of None||Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series||2017|
|Master of None||Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series||2016|