Articles about Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari is an Indian-American writer, actor, director, producer, and comedian. He is the first Indian American and Asian American actor to receive a Golden Globe Award for acting in television. He has also received two Emmy Awards in his acting career. In 2016, he was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine. He is popularly known for playing the character of Tom Haverford on the NBC series ‘Parks and Recreation.’ He has also won several awards for creating the Netflix critically acclaimed series ‘Master of None.’ Ansari was born on February 23, 1983, in Colombia to Indian Tamil Muslim parents. During his college days, Ansari started his career performing comedy in New York in 2000. Following this, he went on to appear in the MTV sketch comedy show ‘Human Giant,’ in which he also served as the co-creator. In 2010, Ansari released his first comedy special titled ‘Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening,’ on Comedy Central Records. He released his first book ‘Modern Romance: An Investigation’ in 2015. Ansari also wrote and directed ‘Master of None Presents: Moments in Love,’ which was released on Netflix in 2021.

Dear men, will you ever understand & respect consent?

01 Oct 2018

World
Dear men, will you ever understand & respect consent?

In a world where #MeToo and #YesAllMen are trending because we keep on coming across incidents of rape and assaults regularly, it's difficult to think that there exist guys who would understand consent and not take advantage of us.

Don't like IPL? Binge-watch these TV series instead

13 Apr 2018

Entertainment
Don't like IPL? Binge-watch these TV series instead

With the 11th season of the Indian Premier League on, your television must be booked for another 45 days. If you aren't interested or too bored with the brouhaha, we have got you covered.

Of Aziz Ansari, the celebrity mask and sexual entitlement

16 Jan 2018

World
Of Aziz Ansari, the celebrity mask and sexual entitlement

"...But why didn't she leave if she felt so violated?"

Kalki Koechlin opens up about sexual abuse in Bollywood

15 Jan 2018

Entertainment
Kalki Koechlin opens up about sexual abuse in Bollywood

Kalki Koechlin, who is known for her unabashed opinion, recently spoke about the prevalent sexual harassment in Bollywood. She also elaborated on why people don't open up about it.

Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari accused of sexual assault

14 Jan 2018

World
Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari accused of sexual assault

Adding to the growing list of Hollywood men accused of sexual abuse, Aziz Ansari has now been hit with sexual misconduct allegations.

From #MeToo to impassioned speeches: Best of Golden Globes 2018

08 Jan 2018

Entertainment
From #MeToo to impassioned speeches: Best of Golden Globes 2018

Sunday's 75th Golden Globes Awards were much more than the rowdier, weirder version of the Oscars, that they are known to be.

Emmys 2017: The Handmaid's Tale, Big Little Lies win big

18 Sep 2017

Entertainment
Emmys 2017: The Handmaid's Tale, Big Little Lies win big

The 69th Emmy Awards was a celebration of women's stories. HBO's miniseries Big Little Lies and Hulu's screen adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale won the biggest - five and eight awards respectively.

The 2017 Emmy Nominations announced

14 Jul 2017

Entertainment
The 2017 Emmy Nominations announced

The Emmy nominations are out and it looks like "Saturday Night Live" and "Westworld" will lead the pack with 22 nominations each.