Talk about how it has been navigating throughout the industry. But for the most part, I love what I do and wouldn’t change a thing. It’s worth all of the bull crap and politics that you have to deal with behind the scenes. But comedy is not a business you should get into if you do not have a true sense of who you are or are easily discouraged.
I try my best to make the right connections and jump on the right opportunities when they come my way.
Hasan Minhaj, an American comic of Indian extraction, hosted the White House Correspondents’ Dinner this year, an event that was famously boycotted by president Donald Trump.
Minhaj, who has worked as a correspondent on Jon Stewart’s show, is a vocal critic of Trump’s policies, especially of the ban on Muslims from some West Asian countries from entering the US.
It’s a low-key, talky dramedy about a woman who is beginning to realize that she may, in fact, be the asshole.
"This is a modern day look at love, dating and hookups with a very contemporary and authentic voice that speaks to a generation that casually swipes right to find a mate.
As technology has allowed for a new era for matchmaking, it also comes with a lot of comedy and consequences and Anne wanted to explore that territory in funny, relevant and very unexpected ways." The next step for this new film, besides figuring out a title, will be to lock down a director.
In his new Netflix standup special , Minhaj gives us an endearing peek into his life, which is classic immigrant territory.
In the 1980s, his parents moved to the US from Aligarh and settled in Davis, California.