Kumail Nanjiani certainly loves challenging roles that will help him explore the extent of his talent as an actor.
Nanjiani recently said he prefers taking on “characters who are complicated.” like his role in “Welcome to Chippendales.”
Nanjiani said his role is outside his comfort zone, and he hopes viewers can differentiate him from the character.
He spoke about his inspiration for the role, saying he drew influence from many people to form the character.
“Welcome to Chippendales” is an eight-episode limited series that tells the true story behind the infamous Chippendales.
It centers around the late Banerjee, an Indian American entrepreneur that changed the nightclub scene by adding a male stripper dance troupe.
His scandalous legacy includes a conviction for planning the murder of his business partner and his eventual suicide.
The show also features talented actors like Annaleigh Ashford, Robin de Jesus, and Nicola Peltz Beckham.
Nanjiani said he learned a lot from his co-stars and said it’s the advantage of working with great people.