Iman Vellani is Marvel’s new Pakistan-American superhero, who is playing the role of Kamala Khan in Ms. Marvel! Do you know enough about her? Read more to find out who she is!
Ms. Marvel is based on the Marvel Comics character, Kamala Khan. Marvel’s first Muslim Pakistani-American character, Kamala Khan, belongs to New Jersey. Kamala, a fan of Avengers, specifically Carol Danvers, fights to fit in until she regains her powers.
After a long-winded search, Marvel Studios found Iman Vellani to play the role of Kamala Khan – The first Muslim Pakistani-American Marvel superhero.
We’ve listed 5 things about Iman that you would definitely love to know.
1. Where Iman Vellani Is From
Iman Vellani is a Canadian actress. She is a Muslim-born immigrant from Pakistan. She graduated from Unionville High School in the Regional Municipality of York.
2. How Marvel Found Iman Vellani
In 2019, Iman was featured in the Toronto International Film Festival committee that spotlights films about teenagers. This summer, Marvel Studios was looking for an actress for their upcoming project. Between August and September, they decided to cast Iman Vellani as Kamala Khan. Marvel Studio’s plan was to cast someone who was true to the character even it meant to offer the role to the person who is not well known to the public.
3. How Iman Describes Herself
Iman describes herself as a curious, adventurous, and meticulous type of person.
4. Iman Is An Iron Man Fan
Iman is a huge fan of Iron Man. She wants Iron Man to play her in a movie.
5. What Is Iman’s Favourite Snack
Iman says her favorite movie snack to munch on is ‘Twizzlers.’
6. Iman Speaks On Playing ‘Ms Marvel’
In an interview, Iman talked about her role as Kamala Khan.
We hope you enjoyed knowing Iman Vellani more closely. Let us know which fact you found the most interesting!
The sources used in this article include; TIFF, Buzz feed, and Wikipedia.