Casts : Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Darren Barnet, Poorna Jagannathan
The complicated life of a modern-day first generation Indian American teenage girl, inspired by Mindy Kaling’s own childhood.
Did You Know?
1. When the producers reached out to Maitreyi Ramakrishnan about flying to LA for a screen test, she ignored the call — thinking it was spam — and they had to email her.
2. The series’ name, which co-creator Lang Fisher came up with, is meant to reflect “a character whose ego is so caught up in the things she hasn’t done yet, hasn’t been exposed to yet.
3. Mindy Kaling approached John McEnroe about narrating before there was even a finished script.