My coming to terms with my ‘Indian-ness’ big part of Never Have I Ever: Mindy Kaling
On-screen character maker Mindy Kaling says her most recent show Never Have I Ever allowed her to think about her own Indian-ness while putting individual geeks from minority networks, the average side characters in American shows, in up front.
The Netflix show rotates around a scholastically serious however hot-headed young person Devi, played by Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, attempting to get the attention of the school heartthrob while furtively lamenting the unexpected demise of her dad. As somebody who has constantly adjusted two societies, Kaling said the story about growing up helped her further investigate her underlying foundations and religion.
Source: The Indian Express