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Aasif Mandvi            

Indian-American Comedic Actor; Correspondent for "The Daily Show," and Leading Actor in "The Brink"

A correspondent for "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart, Aasif Mandvi brings a hilarious, skewering perspective on politics and foreign affairs to audiences around the country. Known for his entertaining and insightful "on-location" reporting, Mandvi has a wide-range of entertainment industry experience, having appeared in film and on television, and as an OBIE Award-winner for his one-man play, Sakina's Restaurant.

His film, "Today's Special," is a heart-warming comedy with culinary flavor, inspired by the play. He has also starred in the blockbuster hit "The Last Airbender," "It's A Funny Kind of Story" and "The Internship."

Mandvi signed on for a production of Ayad Akhtar's "Disgraced," which ran in New York from October 7 to November 18 in 2012. Recently, Mandvi signed on for HBO's new comedy series, "The Brink." He was also cast in the 2016 star-studded comedy, "Mother's Day."


'Daily Show's' Aasif Mandvi: How I Snake-Charmed My Way to the Top

This story first appeared in the June 14 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Jon Stewart's Aasif Mandvi on the Indian Miss America "controversy"

Racists on Twitter freaked out over the 1st Indian-American Miss America, who they labeled a foreign terrorist. Jon Stewart's Aasif Mandvi weighs in.

Jack Black, Aasif Mandvi on Balancing Geopolitics and Comedy in HBO’s ‘The Brink’

The creators and cast of the HBO show “The Brink” discussed balancing comedy and drama, and tackling serious issues with a wink at the show’s premiere at the Paramount Theater on Monday.

Video: Aasif Mandvi Of 'Daily Show' Talks Islamophobia, Immigration ...

Today, we hear from Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi. Come back later this week for stories from Fresh Off the Boat showrunner Nahnatchka Khan, ...

Aasif Mandvi Denounces Trump, Muslim Stereotypes | Hollywood ...

Aasif Mandvi, comic actor and former 'Daily Show' correspondent, takes on Trump and the anti-Muslim rhetoric that has dominated his campaign: "This is like  ...

Aasif Mandvi Stars In 'Fatwa' Showtime Comedy Penned By Dave ...

Showtime is developing Fatwa, a dark comedy satire starring The Daily Show alum Aasif Mandvi who has teamed on the project with writer-producer Dave ...

Aasif Mandvi on 'No Land's Man' at the 2015 Chicago Humanities ...

Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi talked dual identities and his book 'No Land's Man' during the 2015 Chicago Humanities Festival.

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