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Mandvi, Aasif 1966-

Works: 58 works in 191 publications in 3 languages and 13,385 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Fiction  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Martial arts films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Host
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Aasif Mandvi
Most widely held works by Aasif Mandvi
The proposal by Anne Fletcher( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-powered book editor Maggie is everyone's worst nightmare: ruthless, driven, and tactless. When she finds herself faced with deportation back to Canada, she coerces her much younger assistant into marrying her. However, when the government becomes suspicious, they embark upon a charade in order to make the marriage seem legitimate
Million Dollar Arm( Visual )

29 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The heightened emotions ... are in the hands of a strong cast."--New York Daily News
The last airbender by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join Aang, an extraordinary boy with incredible 'bending' powers, as he journeys through an exotic land filled with magical creatures and powerful friends. As the Avatar, he is the only one who can end the age-old conflict between the four nations, Air, Water, Earth, and Fire."--Container
Margin call by J. C Chandor( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who cares about the suffering--existential, financial, or other--of those who blindly mismanaged our monies into this ever-expanding, nay, verily bottomless pit of debt? No one, but this film may help viewers understand A) the birth of current financial woes, and B) what it might have been like, in those first few hours within the confines of an early investment trading firm casualty. Fueled by a mass layoff, a thumb drive, and a rocket-scientist-cum-analyst who really understands the numbers, the last night of good times on Wall Street unfolds as rung by rung, up the executive ladder, travels news that is -- apocalyptic. For viewers who still have no idea of how 2008's meltdown happened, this film is one fiction that will make it ever so much more real
Ghost town( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertram Pincus is an irritable dentist whose people skills leave much to be desired. Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts. Even worse, they all want something from him. Frank Herlihy, in particular, pesters him into breaking up the impending marriage of his widow Gwen. Now, Pincus is put squarely in the middle of a triangle with spirited result
Premium rush by David Koepp( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city
Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie( Recording )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Maximilian Ophuls is murdered outside his daughter's home by his Kashmiri Muslim driver, it appears to be a political killing. Ophuls is the former U.S. Ambassador to India and America's leading figure in counter-terrorism. But there is much more to Ophuls and his assassin, a mysterious man calling himself "Shalimar the Clown," than meets the eye. One woman is at the center of their shared history--a history of betrayal and deception that moves from World War II Europe to the troubled Kashmir region to contemporary America
A kid like Jake( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Brooklyn couple has always known that their four-year-old son is more interested in fairy tale princesses than toy cars. But when his preschool director points out that his gender-nonconforming play may be more than a phase, the couple is forced to rethink their roles as parents and spouses as they apply for him to go to a private kindergarten in New York City
Dark horse( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance blooms between two thirty-somethings in arrested development: an avid toy collector who is the dark horse of his family and a depressed woman on the rebound
Today's special by David Kaplan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samir is a traditionally trained chef who works as the sous chef in an exclusive restaurant in Manhattan, but when he learns he's been turned down for an expected promotion, he leaves in a huff and isn't asked to return. Samir considers heading for Europe to attend a culinary academy, but his plans quickly change when he learns that his father has suffered a severe heart attack and someone needs to look after the family business, a dingy Indian restaurant in Queens that's fallen on hard times
The view from Saturday by E. L Konigsburg( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition
The mystic masseur by Ismail Merchant( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set amidst the large and prosperous Indian community in mid-20th century Trinidad, The mystic masseur is a magical, bittersweet fable about Ganesh (Aasif Mandvi), a young, aspiring author whose unexpected talents as a healer bring him local fame and enable him to realize his ambitions as a writer. But he also realizes his limitations when his reputation as the legendary "mystic masseur" propels him to national renown and draws him far from his roots and his true self."--Container
The war within by Joseph Castelo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be suicide bomber has a crisis of conscience after most of the other members of his cell are arrested
ABCD by Raoul Hausmann( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of an Indian family living in the suburbs of New Jersey. Anju is a widow who believes in tradition and is reluctant to accept the mores of American society. Her main goal is to see that her two children get married to respectable Indian partners. Raj is the "good son", engaged to a devoted and traditional Indian girl. While Nina is the wild child, rebelling against her mother and all Indian customs. Both of the childrens' lives are changes dramatically when they find themselves attracted to a person that they least expected
Magic seeds by V. S Naipaul( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a powerful tale of the search for identity. Willie Chandran feels as though the life he lives is not his own. His listlessness washes away in a flood of encouragement from his radically political sister, and he joins an underground liberation movement in India. But after years of revolution and incarceration, he grows disillusioned and returns to England, still hoping to find his true self.--
Tanner on Tanner( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixteen years after Jack Tanner ran for president, his filmmaker daughter Alex is making a documentary about her dad's dark horse campaign. At least, that's the plan - until a disastrous screening sends Alex back to the drawing board, and on to the 2004 Democratic National Convention"--Container
Sakina's restaurant by Aasif Mandvi( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sakina's Restaurant is about a family of Indian Muslims who own the restaurant and a new immigrant who arrives from India to work as a waiter. The script revolves around the household of Hakim and Farrida, a couple who made the trek from India primarily for a better standard of living and now run the titular establishment in New York. Their children have more fully imbibed the new culture than they have, and they aren't happy about it. Their teenage daughter, Sakina, is wavering between a boyfriend who isn't even sure if she's Indian or Iranian and a fellow Indian immigrant, who was picked for her by her parents. We hear her side of a confrontation with the clueless U.S. boyfriend, who challenged her to tear up a photo of his rival. Her reaction to that challenge is a crackling dramatic moment
The siege by Edward Zwick( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Islamic militants unleash terrorism by blowing up in a bus in Brooklyn. FBI Terrorism Task Force chief Anthony Hubbard investigates. Agents track a suspect through Brooklyn, while Hub teams with Middle East expert and NSA operative Elise Kraft. After the FBI wipes out three Arabs in a Brooklyn apartment, an explosion in a Broadway theater is followed by attacks on a school and the FBI headquarters. When the President declares martial law, neo-fascist Army General William Devereaux swings into action, deploying tanks through Brooklyn, capturing Arab-American males, and herding them into an open-air stadium detention camp. With the Army out of control, the power-crazed Devereaux devises plans for totrure and murder, turning his attention to Hub and Elise
Years of living dangerously( Visual )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second season of documentaries about climate change. Covers issues like severe hurricanes, droughts, and the increasing extinction rate of wildlife. Looks at not only how we have impacted our planet, but how we can save it for future generations
Fictions for our times( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narration of short stories previously broadcasted on public radio stations
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Alternative Names
Aasif Mandvi

Aasif Mandvi acteur américain

Aasif Mandvi actor e cómico británico-estadounidense

Aasif Mandvi Amerikaans acteur

Aasif Mandvi amerikansk skådespelare

Aasif Mandvi amerikansk skodespelar

Aasif Mandvi amerikansk skuespiller

Aasif Mandvi attore statunitense

Aasif Mandvi US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Mandvi, Aasif 1973-

Mandwivala, Aasif Hakim 1966-

Άασιφ Μάντβι

Мандви, Аасиф

Աասիֆ Մանդվի

עסיף מנדבי

עסיף מנדבי שחקן אמריקאי

اساف ماندفي

آصف مندوی بازیگر آمریکایی

আসিফ মাণ্ডভি

아시프 맨드비



English (133)

French (4)

German (1)