Aasif Mandvi Comedy Bought by CBS
According to a report from Deadline.com, CBS has bought a comedy penned by actor Aasif Mandavi.
Mandvi won an Obie Award for his critically acclaimed one-man show Sakina's Restaurant. On Broadway, Mandvi appeared as Ali Hakim in the 2002 revival of Oklahoma! directed by Trevor Nunn. He also appeared in the play Homebody/Kabul by Tony Kushner. He portrayed Fritz Haber in the off-Broadway play Einstein's Gift.
Mandvi will write and star in the project, in which he stars as a recently divorced marriage counselor.
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