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Hasan Minhaj joins Netflix family, becomes first Indian-American to host weekly comedy show

Hasan Minhaj (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Shanti Bhavan)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Netflix has offered actor and comedian Hasan Minhaj a 32-episode deal, making him the first Indian-American to host a weekly comedy show. The new show will give Minhaj, a senior correspondent on The Daily Show, an opportunity to explore modern cultural and political landscapes with depth and sincerity, The Hollywood Reporter said. Minhaj is an accomplished comedian, and his achievements include performing at the 2017 White House Correspondent’s dinner in addition to releasing his first stand-up special, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, on Netflix in May 2017. “I’m thrilled to be joining the Netflix family as the country braces for another election…

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