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Kumail Nanjiani rocks wearing Pakistani designer ‘s sherwani at ‘Eternals’ premiere

In Eternals, Nanjiani’s superhero character assumes the identity of a Bollywood star.

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Kumail Nanjiani rocks Pakistani designer Umar Sayeed’s sherwani at the ‘Eternals’ premiere!

Pakistani-American actor Kumail Nanjiani looked stunning as he walked on the blue carpet wearing a purple brocade sherwani to Monday night’s premiere of Eternals, designed by Pakistani designer Umar Sayeed.

  • The actor’s mother helped him find the designer, Umar Sayeed, to create the purple-and-gold traditional Pakistani sherwani, made in consultation with stylist Jeanne Yang.
  • In Eternals, Nanjiani’s superhero character assumes the identity of a Bollywood star.

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Kumail Nanjiani ‘s who hails from Karachi told The Hollywood Reporter that his mother helped him choose Umar Sayeed for the look.

“I wanted to wear a Sherwani because 1. They look awesome and 2. My costume in the film always reminded me of Sherwanis. And I wanted to use a designer in Pakistan, not just a Pakistani designer in the U.S. So I called my mom, she gave me names of three amazing designers in Pakistan,” he said while talking to The Hollywood Reporter.

Nanjiani’s look donning sherwani has also received love on social media.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.