Kumail Nanjiani’s “The Big Sick”

Kumail Nanjiani

Based on Silicon Valley's Kumail Nanjiani's real life , co-written by and starring along with his wife Emily V. Gordon, “The Big Sick” will release in India later this month.

This rom-com is being brought to India by MVP Entertainment, read a statement from the production company. Director Michael Showalter’s film also features AnupamKher, Shehnaz Treasury, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Bo Burnham and Aidy Bryant.

“The Big Sick” narrates the story of a Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail Nanjiani, who connects with a graduate student Emily (Kazan) after one of his stand up sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents. When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano), whom he's never met, while dealing with the emotional tug- of-war between his family and his heart.

“The Big Sick” is slated to release on June 30th 2017.

 -Press Release