Aasif Hakim Mandviwala, known professionally as Aasif Mandvi is an Indian-American actor and comedian. He began appearing as an occasional contributing correspondent on The Daily Show on August 9, 2006. On March 12, 2007, he was promoted to a regular correspondent. He is the lead actor, co-writer and producer of the web series Halal In The Family which premiered on \"Funny or Die\" in 2015 and an actor, writer and co-producer of the \"HBO\" comedy series The Brink. He is also the author of the book \"No Land's Man\"