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From superfan to Ms Marvel superhero, and the first Muslim one ...

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From superfan to Ms Marvel superhero, and the first Muslim one at that

Iman Vellani has landed the show’s lead, with Ms Marvel the first Muslim character to have her own comic book series

ROllo Ross

Nineteen-year-old Pakistani-Canadian actress Iman Vellani has made the ultimate transformation in the new Disney+ television show Ms Marvel.

Vellani plays Marvel Comics’ Kamala Khan, a 16-year-old high school pupil and superhero fangirl who discovers she has powers of her own.

Like her character, Vellani is also a huge superhero fan. She made her own Ms Marvel costume when she was 15...

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