Podcast episode 08: Rizwan Manji – Persistence Pays Off


rizwan_manjiRizwan Manji is best known for playing Rajiv, the hysterically officious, scheming assistant manager of a call center in the NBC comedy OUTSOURCED, part of the network’s prestigious Thursday night comedy lineup. This groundbreaking TV show was the first American sitcom to be based in India and feature a predominantly Indian cast. Rizwan has also appeared on many popular TV shows including GLEE, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, ANOTHER PERIOD, WITHOUT A TRACE, 24, NCIS, BONES, PRIVIL EGED, and BETTER OFF TED. Other memorable credits include THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, THE DICTATOR, TRANSFORMERS, and the critically acclaimed film PATERSON. Currently, Rizwan can be seen on the Pop TV sitcom SCHITT’S CREEK, SyFy’s THE MAGICIANS, USA’s MR. ROBOT and ROB RIGGLE’S SKI MASTER ACADEMY.


ShereenShereen Kassam is an internationally touring stand-up comedian who has performed worldwide on stages from New York to Saigon.  In 2017, Shereen was a finalist in HBO’s Comedy Wings Competition and opened for Arsenio Hall. In addition to being a finalist in Florida’s Funniest Female, she’s a previous winner of the Orlando Improv Clash of the Comics and the Brickell Comedy Festival. Shereen has had the opportunity to work with Carlos Mencia, Mitch Fatel, Rodney Perry, and Myq Kaplan. You can catch her regularly on iHeartRadio’s #1 Morning Talk Show.




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