Indian-American comedy actor and stand-up comic best known for his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC series Parks and Recreation. He has also appeared in such movies as 30 Minutes or Less, Ice Age: Continental Drift, and Funny People. In 2015, he began starring on the Netflix series Master of None.
He majored in the field of marketing while studying at New York University.
He played the character Sinjay in a 2007 episode of the HBO series Flight of the Conchords. In 2015, he released his first book, Modern Romance: An Investigation.
His parents are named Fatima and Shoukath. He grew up with a brother named Aniz. He dated professional chef Courtney McBroom for two years.
He starred alongside Amy Poehler on NBC's Parks and Recreation.