And now, Canadian fans have even more reason celebrate Mindy: it was just reported that Kaling has selected Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, a mostly unknown Toronto-area teen, to star in the forthcoming show. What do we know about all of this? Well, reader, just a few scant details at the moment. Mississauga Ont.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is quickly becoming one of the newest faces to watch in Hollywood. Mindy Kaling shared the exciting news on Instagram, praising the young Ontario actress for standing out from the crowd. She was cast out of 15, people, you guys," Kaling wrote. Naturally, everyone wants to know more about the rising star. The Mississauga teen beat out 15, responses from a worldwide open casting call. Kaling posted about the audition on her social media. Ramakrishnan had no agency representation when she booked the part.
We feel so much excitement to be bringing this story to life, and a responsibility, too. Not just Indian American culture presented to us as side characters on a show. Netflix describes Devi as an overachieving high school sophomore who has a short fuse that gets her into difficult situations.
Skip to main content Mindy McGinnis. Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. Mindy McGinnis is an Edgar Award-winning novelist who writes across multiple genres, including post-apocalyptic, historical, thriller, contemporary, mystery, and fantasy.