Indian-American actor-comedian Hasan Minhaj and Riz Ahmed have deep connections due to desi Muslim identity. Recently, Hasan Minhaj reflected on Muslim representation in the US after he won the role played on Apple TV’s The Morning Show.
During an interview with New York Post, the former Daily Show man shared details about being on the screens with the likes of Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon.
The renowned comedian-actor also talked about the issue of Muslim representation with Riz Ahmed as well.
He further went on to say that they have deep connections due to similar Muslim identity. Their parents are immigrants, and speak native tongue and have accents. Their parents were hard-working first generation. They are a part of the diaspora in the UK of Desi Muslims in the US. That’s connection is so deep, he shared.