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When Dev mentions the name Darwish while talking about selling tractors it is most likely a reference to Aziz's actual cousin Darwish that he has based some of his stand up routines on
You see The Social Network? Max Minghella plays an Indian guy. He's white. They browned him up.
Ravi: No no, I read he's one-sixteenth Indian.
Dev: Who cares? If you go back far enough we're all one-sixteenth something. I'm probably one-sixteenth black. You ...
Aziz Ansari's character's name is Dev Shah and yet he is shown speaking Tamil in the childhood shots. It is not entirely out of the realm of the possible for a 'Shah' to live in Tamil Nadu but it is a stretch that they would talk Tamil at home and address their grandfather as 'Thatha'. People with the surname Shah are usually from Gujarat and speak Gujarati.
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