The Big Sick movie review: Kumail Nanjiani’s personal romance makes for an absolutely charming romcom

Kumail Nanjiani, whom we better know as Dinesh from the HBO series Silicon Valley, is a well-known standup comedian who has done short roles in movies like Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates and Sex Tape. However, with The Big Sick , he has transitioned to be the main lead in a movie that is actually based on his life. It presents a touching chapter of his romance with his girlfriend and later wife, Emily, with whom he has co-written the movie. Judd Apatow has produced The Big Sick, while Michael Showalter has directed this one. The movie has received rave reviews at various film festivals and it is time for us to find out why. Here’s our review… What’s it about Like I said before, it is based on Nanjiani’s romance with his wife before they got married and before he became famous with his stint in Silicon Valley. Kumail plays himself, a Pakistani stand-up comedian who also works part-time as an Uber driver. His family ( Anupam Kher , Zenobia Shroff, Adeel Akhtar, Shenaz Treasuryvala) is quite conservative and wants him to study law and marry only a Pakistani girl. During one of his shows, he meets […]

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