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Ansari first man of Asian descent to win Globe for Best Actor

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Indian-origin star became the first man of Asian descent to bag the trophy in the Best Performance by an in a Series Musical/category for his role in "The Master Of None".

It is also the first ever win for the 34- year-old

"I genuinely didn't think I would win as all the websites said I was gonna lose. Also, I am glad that we won this one. To lose two of these in a row would have been a really sh***y moment for me. But this is nice. The only reason my acting is good on the show is because everyone holds me up," said in his acceptance speech.

"I want to thank for all the amazing we ate on season two," he joked.

The also thanked his parents for their support.

was nominated in the same category for the show "The Master of None" in 2016.

He was up against of "Black-ish", Kevin Bacon of "I Love Dick", William H Macy of "Shameless" and "Will and Grace" star

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 16:15 IST