Giannis Antetokounmpo and Hasan Minhaj Play a Classic Game With a Cultural Twist for WhatsApp

Agency Translation creates a short film that is both relatable and a slam dunk

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Language is a significant part of a person’s identity, individuality and connection with their background—especially when it shapes our unique names. So, running into people who don’t take the time to pronounce or spell our names correctly can be a frustrating, often dehumanizing experience.

To celebrate the wonderful complexities of linguistic and cultural diversity, WhatsApp launched “Horse with Hasan,” a comedic short film featuring NBA player and WhatsApp brand partner Giannis Antetokounmpo and comedian Hasan Minhaj.



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