Kumail Nanjiani first appeared in the Episode: "James Franco/Kings of Leon" of the American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show ‘Saturday Night Live.’ He went on to appear in television series and shows such as ‘The Colbert Report’ (2009), ‘Michael & Michael Have Issues’ (2009), and ‘Ugly Americans’ (2010). He made his big-screen debut in the 2010 American romantic comedy film, ‘Life as We Know It’ directed by Greg Berlanti. Despite opening to negative reviews, the film managed to come out as a commercial success, grossing over $105.7 million on a $38 million budget. In 2011, he joined the cast of the American comedy-drama television series ‘Franklin & Bash’ where he played the role of ‘Pindar Singh.’ The show spawned 4 seasons before going off-air in 2014. He continued to appear in television series and shows such as ‘Portlandia’ (2011-2018), ‘Adventure Time’ (2012-2016), ‘Newsreaders’ (2013-2015), ‘Silicon Valley’ (2014-2019), ‘The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail’ (2016-2016), ‘The Grinder’ (2015), and ‘HarmonQuest’ (2016-2017). In 2017, he starred in the American romantic comedy film ‘The Big Sick’ directed by Michael Showalter. The film saw critical acclaim upon release and was a major commercial success, grossing over $56.4 million on a budget of $5 million. Nanjiani was also the writer of the film. That same year, he also voiced ‘Jay’ in the computer-animated martial arts adventure-comedy film ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’ directed by Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, and Bob Logan. The film opened to a mixed critical reception and was a box office disappointment.
He next starred in films like ‘Duck Butter’ (2018), ‘Stuber’ (2019), ‘Men in Black: International’ (2019), ‘Dolittle’ (2020), ‘The Lovebirds’ (2020), and ‘Eternals’ (2021). He last appeared in the American animated sitcom ‘The Simpsons’ in 2022. He will be next seen in the upcoming American television miniseries ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi.’
The movie is based on the real life story of its co-writers – Pakistani American stand-up comedian, Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily V Gordan. The two meet at one of his shows and begin a relationship. Cultural differences pose a big problem to them, but a greater concern arise when Emily suddenly gets sick and is kept in a medically induced coma.
This 2013 coming-of-age comedy drama film is about three teenage friends who decide to run away from their homes due to their dysfunctional families, and live an isolated life in the woods.
Doris is a shy woman in her sixties, who finds herself attracted to her co-worker John. She dreams of a passionate love affair between them, and tries a lot of tricks to get his attention. However, she soon finds out that he is already dating someone else.
Life as We Know It centres around a man and a woman who dislike each other but end up with the responsibility of taking care of their best friends' baby after their friends die in an accident. It stars Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel as the baby's godparents whose mutual hate turns into acceptance after the arrival of the baby.
Calvin Joyner, a former star athlete dissatisfied with his work as a forensic accountant, suddenly meets heavily-muscled Bob Stone, who claims to be his former severely-bullied and overweight classmate, and asks him to review some transactions. Following a CIA raid, he learns that Stone is a rouge agent and finds himself entangled in a global multimillion-dollar conspiracy.
Sous-chef Tom Solomon is engaged to Ph.D. graduate Violet Barnes. When Tom’s friend gets Violet’s sister pregnant, their wedding is delayed. Soon, Violet lands a job at the University of Michigan and their wedding keeps getting delayed for one reason or another, putting a strain on their relationship.
A complaisant Uber driver is hired by a short-tempered cop who's recuperating from an eye surgery. The purpose is to help the cop catch a heroin dealer who killed his partner. The inharmonious duo find themselves going through shootouts and stakeouts while they try to catch the vicious criminals.
The Lovebirds is an action comedy crime film which tells the story of Jibran and Leilani, a couple who have been together for four years. Despite this, they constantly find themselves arguing about varieties of topics. They eventually decide to end the relationship, but soon get embroiled in a bizarre murder mystery.
This film revolves around two brothers Mike and Dave, who post an online advertisement in the hope that they will find dates to bring to their sister’s wedding in Hawaii.
Bad Milo is a horror comedy film which tells the story of Duncan, an average guy working an average office job, who begins to experience unusual pains in his stomach whenever he feels stressed out. He soon realizes that there is an actual demon living in his intestines who is responsible for this problem.
Mild-mannered high school teacher Andy Campbell is anxious of losing his much-needed job to economizing. Amidst the chaos of Senior Prank Day on school’s last day, Campbell unintentionally crosses path with his tough colleague Ron Strickland, who challenges Campbell to a no-holds-barred fight in the parking lot after school. Now Campbell is desperate to find a way to survive this impending disaster.
A comedy film, Sex Tape follows a married couple who make a sex tape to spice up their love life. However, their plans go awry when the sex tape goes missing and the couple embarks on a frantic search to retrieve it before someone else does.
This comedy sci-fi film tells the story of Nick and Jacob, who decide to help their friend, Lou, who is in trouble. Therefore, they use a time machine in order to travel back in time. Unfortunately, things don’t go as they plan.
In this spin-off of the Men in Black Series, rookie Agent M joins decorated Agent H in London. Together they fight the intergalactic alien twins adept at taking any form, and chase them around the globe in a quest to save the world. But the incorruptible agency that always protected the earth from invasions, suspects threatening presence of a mole amidst them.
Dolittle is a unique physician who can speak with animals. When the queen is suffering from a life threatening disease, he is asked to find a cure for her. Therefore he embarks on a journey with his animal friends searching for a healing tree.
The residents of Ninjago dislike Lloyd since his father is the evil Lord Garmadon. However, they are unaware of the fact that Lloyd is planning to defeat his father with a team of ninjas.
Teenager Zach Cooper unwittingly releases monsters from numerous books in his neighbor Hannah’s father’s bookshelf. Soon he finds that Hannah’s father is Goosebumps writer R.L. Stine who had kept these monsters locked in the books. Now it is up to Zach, Hannah, and Stine to put the monsters back into the books.