Mindy Kaling Netflix Comedy Casts Canadian Newcomer in Lead Role

TVLine | 7/10/2019 | Dave Nemetz
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Meet the new Mindy Kaling (sort of): Canadian newcomer Maitreyi Ramakrishnan has been tapped to star in Kaling’s upcoming Netflix comedy based on the Office alum’s childhood, TVLine has learned.

The untitled 10-episode comedy — co-created and co-written by Kaling and her Mindy Project colleague Lang Fisher — is “about the complicated life of a modern-day first generation Indian American teenage girl,” per the streamer. (Kaling and Fisher will serve as co-showrunners as well.) Ramakrishnan will star as Devi, “an overachieving high school sophomore...
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