Hasan Minhaj is an American comedian, actor, and writer who has made a name for himself in the world of stand-up comedy. He is best known for his unique brand of observational comedy that covers everything from politics to pop culture.
Minhaj began his career as a stand-up comedian in the Bay Area, California, where he quickly gained a following for his unique perspective as an Indian-American. In 2014, he joined the cast of the popular comedy show "The Daily Show" as a correspondent, where he covered a wide range of topics and provided his unique take on current events. He was the Senior Correspondent and Hosted the "Hasan Minhaj's Patriot Act" which was a Netflix show that ran for 6 seasons and was a popular one among the audience.
In 2017, Minhaj made his Netflix debut with his first comedy special "Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King". The special, which was filmed at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal, covers everything from his experiences growing up as an Indian-American to his thoughts on politics and pop culture. The special was well received by critics and audiences alike, and it earned Minhaj a Peabody Award.
In 2018, Minhaj continued to make waves in the world of stand-up comedy with the release of his second special "Hasan Minhaj: Before the Storm" in which he takes on a wide range of topics, from the current political climate to the state of the world today. The special was a huge success, and it solidified Minhaj's status as one of the most talented and influential comedians of his generation.
In 2020, he released another comedy special "Hasan Minhaj: Patriot Act (Volume 5)" which was a continuation of his Netflix show of the same name. He covered the topics of politics, media, and culture, in a humorous and witty way, and the special was well received by critics and audiences alike.
In addition to his stand-up comedy career, Minhaj has also appeared in a number of films and television shows, including "Disgraced", "The Spy Who Dumped Me" and "The Big Sick". He has also hosted several events, including the White House Correspondents' Dinner in 2017 and was included on TIME's list of the 100 most influential people in the world.