And both Nanjiani and Ansari are drawing from their own real-life experiences in their writing, experiences that deserve to be respected and celebrated in this country.
While Emily is in the hospital, unable to communicate, Kumail spends his time learning life lessons from her white parents, especially her mom Hunter.
Francesca is not only white, but thin and conventionally beautiful, just like the women in the romantic movies Master of None admiringly references.
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Ansari explained the choice in an interview with Vulture:.
Description: Instead, Dev pursues an equally dreamlike romance with an Italian woman named Francesca, whom we also meet in that first episode. Would the Apatows of the world feel as comforted if Nanjiani were a South Asian Muslim woman who did pray and wanted to talk about Islam more in her work?