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Golden Globes: Aziz Ansari is first Asian male to win Best Actor for Comedy

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Aziz Ansari, who took home the trophy for Best in a Comedy or Musical at the 2018 Golden Globes, has become the first Asian male to win the award in this category.

He got the honour for his role in Netflix's 'Master of None'. This is Ansari's second nomination and first win.

He was previously nominated for a in 2016 for 'Master of None'.

The 34-year-old, in his acceptance speech, said, "I genuinely didn't think I was gonna win cause all the websites said I was going to lose. That would've been s--y if I had lost two years in a row."

beat 'Black-ish's Anthony Anderson, 'I Love Dick's Kevin Bacon, 'Shameless' William H. Macy, 'Will & Grace's to take home the award.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 15:34 IST