Kumail Nanjiani hits another milestone. The comedian/actor has now made it to Times Most Influential People list, joined by the likes of the current mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
Emmy-Award winning screenwriter Judd Apatow, who penned Nanjiani’s profile has termed him as “the new comedic voice that we need” while Sadiq Khan has been described as “a rising star who has a bright political future.”
Judd Apatow ‘s words for Kumail Nanjiani brim with praise. “He reminds people how fundamental a misunderstanding it is that a community of almost 2 billion people is to be feared. We’re lucky to have Kumail. We need a thousand more,” writes Apatow.
Apart from Kumail and Sadiq, those listed amongst the list include Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, the Indian cricketer Virat Kohli, Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone and Tennis legend Roger Federer.