Ayad Akhtar

Akhtar at the 2012 Texas Book Festival Ayad Akhtar (born October 28, 1970) is an American playwright, novelist, and screenwriter of Pakistani heritage. He has received numerous accolades including the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as nominations for two Tony Awards.

Akhtar is known as a playwright covering various themes including the American-Muslim experience, racism, religion, economics, immigration, and identity. For his work on Broadway, Akhtar received Tony Award for Best Play nominations for ''Disgraced'' (2015) and ''Junk'' (2017). He also authored the plays ''The Who & The What'' and ''The Invisible Hand''. His plays have been produced on Broadway, off-Broadway, and in London.

He earned acclaim for authoring two novels ''American Dervish'' (2012) and ''Homeland Elegies'' (2020). He received numerous awards including the American Book Award for the later. He co-wrote and starred in the political drama film ''The War Within'' (2005) for which he was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay. He portrayed Neel Kashkari in the HBO television film ''Too Big to Fail'' (2010). Provided by Wikipedia
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