Naveen Andrews (‘The Dropout’) looking for Emmys comeback 17 years after ‘Lost’ nomination

Naveen Andrews (‘The Dropout’) looking for Emmys comeback 17 years after ‘Lost’ nomination
Naveen Andrews is back in the Emmy conversation for his layered work in the Hulu limited series “The Dropout.” The actor plays Sunny Balwani, the real-life COO of the infamous biotech company Theranos, founded by disgraced entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes, who was also his girlfriend at the time. The series exposes how Holmes was not alone in creating a false image of Theranos, with Balwani responsible for perpetuating a toxic work environment behind the scenes. The role is a juicy one for Andrews, who could find himself an Emmy nominee again for the first time after 17 years.

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Following a plum supporting turn in Best Picture winner “The English Patient” (1996), Andrews took on what remains his most recognizable role as Sayid Jarrah in the ABC pop culture phenomenon “Lost.” As one of the show’s early standouts,
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