Motivational Aasif Mandvi Quotes And Sayings
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Motivational Aasif Mandvi Quotes And Sayings

Aasif Mandvi Quotes:- Aasif Mandviwala (born March 5, 1966) is a British-American actor and comedian. He began appearing as an occasional contributing correspondent on The Daily Show on August 9, 2006. On March 12, 2007, he was promoted to a regular correspondent.

Inspirational Aasif Mandvi Quotes

The artist never really has any control over the impact of his work. If he starts thinking about the impact of his work, then he becomes a lesser artist.
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Inspirational Aasif Mandvi Quotes

In America, people think being South Asian is still kind of exotic. When you go outside New York and Chicago and L.A., there are people who have never tried Indian food… they’ve never even tasted it!
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In Britain, you never get away from the fact that you’re a foreigner. In the U.S., the view is it doesn’t matter where you come from.
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Traditional television as we have known it will make love to the Internet and have a child. That child will be the future. It’s already happening, and it’s hot!
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People lament that there’s no roles being written for South Asian or Muslim characters. But their parents don’t want their children to go into the entertainment field. You don’t get it both ways.
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The great joy of doing ‘The Daily Show’ for me is that I get to sit on the fence between cultures. I am commenting on the absurdity of both sides as an outsider and insider. Sometimes I’m playing the brown guy, and sometimes I’m not, but the best stuff I do always goes back to being a brown kid in a white world.
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An artist’s job is simply to take the mirror in front of your face and hold it there. It’s not to give you any answers. It is simply to take that mirror and point it at you.
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I was born in India – but never really lived there.
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The experience of being on a show that is very much in the center of popular culture is exciting. You really feel like you’re reaching people.
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Famous Quotes by Aasif Mandvi

I’m not really a food connoisseur.
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I think Islam has been hijacked by the idea that all Muslims are terrorists; that Islam is about hate, about war, about jihad – I think that hijacks the spirituality and beauty that exists within Islam. I believe in allowing Islam to be seen in context and in its entirety and being judged on what it really is, not what you think it is.
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When I was 11 my friend’s mom made a peanut butter sandwich. I ate the sandwich and was like, ‘I’m never eating anything else again.’ And I still eat peanut butter every day. I would put peanut butter on a steak.
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When you’re brown and Indian, you get offered a lot of doctor roles.
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One of the first auditions I had in New York was for a commercial where I had to go in and audition to be a snake charmer… It was either some bank commercial or something where they wanted a guy charming a snake… I remember they wanted to know if I actually knew how to snake charm.
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For my parents’ generation, the idea was not that marriage was about some kind of idealized, romantic love; it was a partnership. It’s about creating family; it’s about creating offspring. Indian culture is essentially much more of a ‘we’ culture. It’s a communal culture where you do what’s best for the community – you procreate.
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It is ironic that it doesn’t matter how successful I am in any other capacity: ultimately, my parents’ marker is ‘Do you have a wife?’ and ‘Do you have children?’
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Top Aasif Mandvi Quotes And Sayings

I figure if people don’t want to make the distinction between a Muslim and a terrorist, then why should I make a distinction between good scared white people and racists?
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I rarely went to the mosque, I never fasted, and I only prayed namaaz on the holy nights because my mom bugged me about it.
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My tenure at ‘The Daily Show’ started during the decade after September 11, and fear of Muslims was at an all-time high. Politicians and the media seemed to dial the fright, mistrust, and animosity up to a fever pitch to gain votes and ratings.
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The pleasure from acting comes from having great writing to work with. If it’s well written and the character is interesting, then, as an actor, that’s the raw material I need.
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‘Halal in the Family’ will expose a broad audience to some of the realities of being Muslim in America. By using satire, we will encourage people to reconsider their assumptions about Muslims, while providing a balm to those experiencing anti-Muslim bias. I also hope those Uncles and Aunties out there will crack a smile!
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