Aasif Mandvi is an Indian born, British raised, American actor and comedian. Aasif Mandvi began appearing as an occasional contributing correspondent on The Daily Show. On March 12, 2007, Aasif Mandvi was promoted to a regular correspondent. In 2006, Mandvi auditioned for The Daily Show.
Aasif Mandvi was hired immediately and appeared on the show the same day. He became a regular correspondent in 2007. He often appears in segments satirizing and commenting on Islam and India-related issues with such titles as Senior Asia Correspondent and Senior Middle East Correspondent.
Aasif Mandvi is involved with disaster relief organizations like the charity initiative Relief 4 Pakistan, which assists in flood relief in Pakistan. In 2010 he hosted the "Stand Up for Religious Freedom" comedy event to raise money for the organization.
After the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Aasif Mandvi performed with fellow Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac at Conan O` Brien`s "I`m with Coco" Benefit for earthquake victims. He is also a supporter of the Endometriosis Foundation of America.