Iman Vellani Biography – Iman Vellani Wiki
Iman Vellani is a Canadian actress. She is set to play Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel star in Disney+’s adaption of the comic book story of “Ms. Marvel,” a Pakistani-American teen from New Jersey. The character first appeared in 2014, becoming Marvel’s first Muslim character with her own title. The television series adaption will mark the screen debut of the hero.
According to ComicBook.com, “In the comics, Kamala is a teenage girl who learns that she has polymorphing powers, allowing her to ’embiggen’ or shrink any parts of her body. Inspired by Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel, Kamala uses her powers to protect her hometown of Jersey City, and eventually joins the Avengers.”
Vellani was previously part of the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival’s Next Wave Committee, where she helped add tags to the films she thought her peers would like the most.
The film fest tweeted: “Introducing Ms. Marvel. Sending [love] and congratulations to #TIFFNextWave alum Iman Vellani, who will star as Kamala Khan and the titular superhero.”
“The Big Sick” and “Silicon Valley” star Kumail Nanjiani congratulated Vellani on Twitter. Nanjiani tweeted: “I just saw they cast Ms. Marvel and legit got teary eyed. Congratulations Iman Vellani! Your work is going to mean so much to so many people, myself included. I can’t wait.”
The civil rights organization Muslim Advocates tweeted: “JUST IN: We’re so ready for Iman Vellani to be the first of *many* onscreen Muslim heroes.”
Kamala Khan Age
Kamala Khan is a 16-year-old Pakistani-American from New Jersey.
Iman Vellani Age
According to a September 3, 2019 article on CBC, Iman Vellani’s age was listed as 17 years. She is 18 years old as of September 2020.
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