Before Kumail Nanjiani starred on Silicon Valley or created the film The Big Sick, he was just a fanboy like you or I.
On Wednesday, Nanjiani took to Twitter to share the incredibly sweet story of how his obsession with Four Weddings and a Funeral lead him to receiving a priceless gift from the film's director, Richard Curtis.
But the obsession with Four Weddings and a Funeral didn't stop after high school. He went on to talk about the movie's significance in his marriage with writer Emily V. Gordon, with whom he co-wrote the movie called The Big Sick with. The film is about their meeting and subsequent love story, and Four Weddings and a Funeral is significant part of it.
Eventually Nanjiani got to meet Curtis, but their encounter doesn't go quite as planned.
On the day The Big Sick premiered, Nanjiani received an unexpected gift from Curtis. Have the tissues handy—you're gonna need 'em.
Kumail Nanjiani concluded his heartwarming story with this lovely message:
Oh yeah, and then he went off to watch his favorite movie.
After hearing this story, we bet you are going to want to re-watch it, too.