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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.

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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.

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Eventually Nanjiani got to meet Curtis, but their encounter doesn't go quite as planned.

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On the day The Big Sick premiered, Nanjiani received an unexpected gift from Curtis. Have the tissues handy—you're gonna need 'em.

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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.

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