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Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (2017)

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Special 23 May 2017
In his first stand-up special, Hasan Minhaj weaves humorous and heartbreaking anecdotes to tell his life story as an Indian-American Muslim. Topics include racism, bullying and meeting the demanding expectations of his immigrant parents.

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In his first stand-up special, Hasan Minhaj weaves humorous and heartbreaking anecdotes to tell his life story as an Indian-American Muslim. Topics include racism, bullying and meeting the demanding expectations of his immigrant parents.

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Filmed in January 2017 at Minhaj's alma mater, the University of California, Davis. See more »

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Hasan Minhaj: Every generation is defined by a great struggle or tragedy. And it's wild that our kids will never know there was a period of time, in this country, where you had to make a choice between being online or being on the phone.
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VERY good! Hasan has a bright future.
1 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

You would have to be EXTREMELY humor-challenged if you find this stand-up special boring and/or unfunny. Many, many comics mine their lives for stand- up material and Minhaj does so with a realness that you seldom hear. To be able to take an audience from side-splitting laughter to tears with just a turn of phrase is astounding and Minhaj does so with aplomb. For the record, I'm lily-white and have almost no experience with the Indian/Muslim community. Those here that only watched "2-3 minutes" and then shut it off, you do yourself a disservice by not allowing different views than your own to enter your heads. Don't miss this!


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