Riz Ahmed, Mindy Kaling, and Aziz Ansari hang out at Met Gala 2017

Check out Riz Ahmed’s latest picture at the Met Gala 2017, hanging out with the likes of American stars Mindy Kaling and Aziz Ansari.

Riz Ahmed, Mindy Kaling, and Aziz Ansari hang out at Met Gala 2017

It certainly reflects a refreshing sight for many, as Hollywood gradually embraces its diverse stars.

The Met Gala 2017 witnessed a refreshing sight, as many stars from South Asian backgrounds attended the prestigious event.

Popular stars such as Riz Ahmed, Mindy Kaling, Hasan Minhaj and Aziz Ansari all arrived and even posed together for a picture.

Riz posted the image of the four stars on Instagram, receiving a positive reaction, with over 25,000 likes. The picture captured all the stars looking happy and stylish.

Riz, Hasan and Aziz wore handsome tuxedos, while Mindy looked utterly glamorous with a glittery dark blue dress.

Many fans commented on the picture, appearing pleased to see the celebrities altogether:

“Riz and Aziz in one photo! #squadgoals.”

“This squad is so strong that I am debating re-gramming this. And also possibly printing it and hanging it up in my room.”

We up in this #metgala @hasanminhaj @mindykaling @azizansari

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The Instagram picture certainly reflects a refreshing sight for many, as it appears Hollywood gradually embraces its diverse stars. By inviting stars from all walks of life, the industry seems to now celebrate the achievements of those from South Asian backgrounds.

And the four in question, Riz Ahmed, Mindy Kaling, Hasan Minhaj and Aziz Ansari, all certainly are enjoying successful careers.

Recently, TIME revealed Riz as one of the Most Influential People of 2017. And with the release of his latest film A City of Tiny Lights, fans surely will see more from the talented British-Asian star.

Hasan Minhaj has also hit headlines recently as he hosted the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on 29th April 2017. He hosted the event with witty humour and amusing one-liners. Afterwards, many praised his speech for its hard-hitting nature.

In addition, Mindy Kaling and Aziz Ansari seem to be going from strength to strength with their respective hit shows, The Mindy Project and Masters of None. Recently, Aziz has treated fans to trailers of the new season for Masters of None. It hits Netflix on 12th May 2017.

With many rising stars from South Asian backgrounds now appearing in prestigious events such as the Met Gala 2017, it creates a positive image for Hollywood’s future.

Sarah is an English and Creative Writing graduate who loves video games, books and looking after her mischievous cat Prince. Her motto follows House Lannister's "Hear Me Roar".

Images courtesy of: Official Instagram of Riz Ahmed and Mindy Kaling.


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