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Kabir Akhtar Poster

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Overview (1)

Born in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Kabir Akhtar, ACE is an Emmy-winning director-editor whose work includes Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015), Never Have I Ever (2020), Arrested Development (2003), and Unsolved Mysteries (1987). A three-time Emmy nominee, he won the award for editing the pilot of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, becoming the first person of color to win in the category, while also working as a producer/director on that series. He has directed the pilot episode of two series, and has edited the pilot episode of ten series. Akhtar was recently elected to a second term as Co-Chair of the DGA's Asian American Committee, and has served a four-year term on the Television Academy's Editors' Peer Group Executive Committee.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Eleven Pictures

Trivia (2)

Nephew of Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi and Honey Irani. Cousin of Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar. Grandson of Jan Nissar Akhtar.
Member of American Cinema Editors (A.C.E.).

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