Yes, My Accent Is Real: And Some Other Things I Haven't Told You

Yes, My Accent Is Real: And Some Other Things I Haven't Told You

Kunal Nayyar


within the spirit of Mindy Kaling’s bestseller Is every body putting Out with out Me? or Judd Apatow’s Sick within the Head, a set of funny, autobiographical essays from Kunal Nayyar, top often called Raj on CBS’s number 1 hit comedy The tremendous Bang Theory.

Of all of the fascinating misfits on tv, there’s without doubt Raj from The colossal Bang Theory—the honest but incurably geeky Indian astrophysicist—ranks one of the misfittingest. Now, we meet the actor who's each piece as loveable because the personality he performs on television. during this revealing choice of essays written in his irreverent, hilarious, and self-deprecating voice, Kunal Nayyar lines his trip from a bit boy in New Delhi who blunders a clumsy first kiss for a sacred dedication, will get nosebleeds chugging Coca-Cola to provoke different scholars, and excels within the recreation of badminton, to the convinced, profitable actor at the set of TV’s most-watched sitcom due to the fact Friends.

Going backstage of The colossal Bang idea and into his own reviews, Kunal introduces readers to the folks who helped him develop, equivalent to his James Bond-loving, mustachioed father. Kunal additionally walks us via his collage years in Portland, the place he's taking his first sips of alcohol and learns to let out together with his French, 6’8” gentle-giant roommate, works his first-ever task for the university’s housework division cleansing bogs for minimal salary, and starts off a chain of romantic exploits that cross with reference to in addition to they might for Raj. (That is, until eventually he meets and marries a former leave out India in an complicated seven-day occasion that we get to adventure in a bankruptcy titled “My gigantic fats Indian Wedding.”)

jam-packed with middle, yet by no means taking itself too heavily, this witty number of underdog stories follows a tender guy as he traverses continents looking for a dream, alongside the best way transcending tradition and language (and many, many embarrassing incidents) to by some means miraculously land the position of a life-time.

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