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Governors Awards another surreal scene for the married writers of 'The Big Sick'

Governors Awards another surreal scene for the married writers of 'The Big Sick'

Riding to the Governors Awards on Saturday night, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon — the husband and wife who created the semi-autobiographical hit comedy “The Big Sick” — were talking about random encounters they’ve had in the early stages of this awards season.

Nanjiani, the gifted comic who plays a fictionalized version of himself in the movie, recounted meeting Harrison Ford backstage at the Hollywood Film Awards last week. What do you say when you meet a screen icon you’ve loved all your life?

“You know what I said?” Nanjiani recalls with a little shame in his voice. “‘I’m a big fan. I love your movies.’ And he said,” and Nanjiani turns to his wife of 10 years and...

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