Riz Ahmed

by madman on November 11, 2016

EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 - Arrivals

Birth Name: Rizwan Ahmed

Place of Birth: Brent, Middlesex, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 1 December, 1982

Ethnicity: Pakistani / Indian

Riz Ahmed, also known as Riz MC, is a British actor, rapper, and activist. His parents, who are of Muhajir background, emigrated from Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, to England in the 1970s. Riz’s grandparents were from India, and left in 1947, after the partition.

Riz is said to be descended from Shah Muhammad Sulaiman, the first Indian judge appointed by the British in Uttar Pradesh, through his mother.

Riz is a Muslim.

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