With the third season of the Netflix original, Never Have I Ever, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan has defied all the odds to establish herself as the next big thing in the entertainment industry. The teen rom-com is one of the most loved shows on the American streaming platform and playing the role of the protagonist Devi has made Maitreyi a household name. The latest season of Never Have I Ever brings out a vulnerable side of Devi and the Canadian actress has aced her role to the perfection.
With Maitreyi Ramakrishnan’s career trajectory going only upwards, one can’t ignore the instrumental role played by the ace producer, writer and director Mindy Kaling. The 43-year-old deserves credit for giving a platform to Maitreyi as Devi. It was Kaling who shortlisted the 20-year-old from 15,000 people who gave auditions for the prolific role. Keep reading to know what all good things the actress has to say for the Never Have I Ever creator.
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan hails Mindy Kaling as an all-rounder
In an interview, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan lauded Mindy for managing everything alone without any hassles. “Mindy is amazing. I don’t know how she manages to do so many things at once. I think she’s got clones or something,” the Canadian actress was quoted as saying by Cosmopolitan.
Mindy deserves a lot of credit for casting South Asian actors and ensuring racial diversity in her projects in Hollywood. The ace director has always projected the Indian-American beautifully on the screen and this is what she has done with Never Have I Ever as well. Though Maitreyi is a fan of Mindy’s work, she wants more writers and directors to come forward and portray South Asians in American shows.
What are Never Have I Ever actress’ future plans?
Further in the interaction, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan also reflected on her future work plans. Following the success of Never Have I Ever, the Canadian actress has been flooded with projects. She will be next seen in the Pride and Prejudice adaptation while she has also signed The Netherfield Girls.
Maitreyi’s big-term goal is to open her own production house one day. Meanwhile, she also wants to feature in some thriller and animation series. The actress wants to keep things simple at the moment and is hoping to be part of big projects.
Have you watched season three of Never Have I Ever? If not, then go stream it right away on Netflix.