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Mindy Kaling’s comedy-of-age Netflix comedy series has found its lead. Newcomer Maitreyi Ramakrishnan has been cast in the lead role of Devi following a worldwide open casting call for the untitled series from Kaling, The Mindy Project co-exec producer Lang Fisher and Universal TV.
Ramakrishnan of Toronto was selected out of 15,000 responses from around the world to Kaling’s online post about the open casting call. This will be her onscreen debut.