Kumail Nanjiani didn’t know he was playing the bad guy in new show Welcome To Chippendales

Kumail Nanjiani plays Steve Banerjee in Welcome to Chippendales. PHOTO: HULU
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LOS ANGELES – Kumail Nanjiani had read the scripts. He had shot the scenes. But when he saw the rough cuts of the final episodes of Welcome To Chippendales, the true-crime limited series currently showing on Disney+, he had a revelation.

“For the first time, I was, like, ‘Oh, he’s a bad guy,’” the 44-year-old Pakistani-American actor said during a recent video call. “He’s wrong.”

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