|Birth Name:||Vera Mindy Chokalingam|
|Date of Birth:||24/06/1979|
|Age:||41 years old|
|Net Worth:||$18 million|
Mindy Kaling writer, actress and producer of the Mindy Project and The Office is also a writer of two memoir-essay books.
Mindy Kaling writer of Mindy Project made her space in 2005 debut as Amy in the movie The 40-Year-Old Virgin. She is part of movies like Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Despicable Me, Inside Out. Mindy Kaling writer of the series The office debut as Kelly Kapoor in series landed her on 2012 series The Mindy Project. She is the winner of Screen Actors Guild 2006-2007 and Critics’ Choice Television Awards 2012.
Vera Mindy Chokalingam is the birth name of Mindy Kaling born on June 24, 1979, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her father Avu Chokalingam an architect and mother Swati Chokalingam an obstetrician/gynaecologist (OB/GYN) met while working at the same hospital in Nigeria. The family of Mindy Kaling migrated to the United States in 1979 giving birth to Kaling. Mindy Kaling is a sister to Vijay Jojo Chokalingam, an educational consultant and critic of affirmative action policies.
In 1997, Kaling graduated from Buckingham Browne & Nichols, a private school in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She attended Dartmouth College, where she was a member of the innovative comedy troupe “The Dog Day Players” and the a cappella group “The Rockapellas”. The second group was a creator of the comic strip “Badly Drawn Girl” in The Dartmouth and a writer for the Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern, daily and humour magazines of the college.
In the year of 2001, Mindy was a graduate of the Dartmouth. She graduates with a bachelor’s degree in playwriting. She studied Latin from the 7th grade and took classics as a major while in college.
At the age of 19, Kaling became an intern on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” as a sophomore resident of Dartmouth. She found internship terrible at progress.
Kaling moved to Brooklyn after graduation and became the worst production assistant. The job was in the psychic show Crossing Over With, of John Edward. She found it depressing as an experience. Kaling at the same time did stand-up in the Newyork City.
Kaling portrayed Ben Affleck in an Off-Broadway called Matt & Ben in August 2002. She co-wrote the play along with her college friend, Brenda Withers portraying Matt Damon. The play was able to be in a list of Time magazine’s “Top Ten Theatrical Events of The Year”. At the 2002 New York International Fringe Festival the play became an unexpected hit. The play was a plot of a conception of Good Will Hunting by Damon and Affleck in comic perspective.
In 2004 The Office producer Greg Daniels in an attempt to adapt The Office from the BBC show of the same name hired Mindy. Daniels was impressed by the originality and weight of the spec script. Kaling was hired only one female of the eight staff at the age of 24 for The Office. She debuts in the series second episode as Kelly Kapoor.
Kaling was nominated for an Emmy along with Greg Daniels as a writer of “Niagara”. She credits twenty-five episodes of the series and is a remarkable writer among the staff. In an interview in 2007, Kalling elaborates that “Kelly” is a fabricated version of what the upper-level writers believe about her personality. She was then allowed to direct the webisodes The 3rd Floor and episode of season 6 “Body Language” making it her TV directorial debut.
Kaling was nominated for an Emmy along with Greg Daniels as a writer of “Niagara”. She credits twenty-five episodes of the series and is a remarkable writer among the staff. In an interview in 2007, Kalling elaborates that “Kelly” is a fabrication version of what the upper-level writers believe about her personality. She was then ready to direct the webisodes The 3rd Floor and episode of season 6 “Body Language” making it her TV directorial debut.
Kaling signs a contract for a new season 8 of The Office and gets a promotion to full Executive Producer status. The terms of the contract with Universal Television involves her to a development deal for a new show. The series The Office gets the team five consecutive nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards including one for Kaling and Greg Daniels.
In 2012, Kaling created a single-camera comedy to Fox called The Mindy Project. The show airs in 2012 and gets cancellation by Fox in May 2015. Hulu rescues the show for a 26 episode of the fourth season and a 16 episode fifth season in March 2017. Kalling announces the sixth season to be the final season.
Mindy is currently on the project of ABC network comedy series plot of two lesbian couple migrating to conservative city Kansas. Among the producers of the series is Ed Weeks, her The Mindy Project co-star and the writer is Hannah Mackay.
Mindy is Amy of Big Screen movie 40 Years Old Virgin and tour guide in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. She gave voice to Disgust in the Pixar animated movie Inside Out in 2015. There is speculation of her to star in a female version of Ocean’s Eleven. Mindy is again to star as Mrs Who in A Wrinkle in Time a Disney adaptation of the novel.
A memoir, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) is a publication under the authorship of Kaling. The book is an inclusion of The New York Times Best Seller list and of USA Today best seller list. In 2015 Mindy published another memoir Why Not Me? The book peaked #1 on The New York Time Best Seller List. Mindy is set to publish another book under collaboration with B. J. Novak. Novak is a colleague of Mindy since the time of The Office.
Kaling admits that she no one ever call her Vera. Her parent with a plan to move in the US named her Mindy from the TV show Mork & Mindy. Mindy refers her first name Vera to be an incarnation of a Hindu goddess. Mindy at some point of the time wrote a blog under a name Mindy Ephron. She feels her personality at the time “20-something Indian-American self” as long-lost Ephron sister.
Kaling maintains a close friendship with B. J. Novak a colleague from The Office. They dated on and off while writing and acting on the show. They reflect the characters Ryan Howard and Kelly Kapoor on and off screen. In the July 2017, Oprah Winfrey confirms Kaling’s five-month-old pregnancy.
She admits of changing her name to Mindy Kaling with the difficulty of pronunciation and avoid the scene of laughing stock. Kaling also admits she never saw a family like her to give a contradictory perspective of her writing. She gave her character Mindy Lahiri name due to such perspective from a writer Jhumpa Lahiri in Mindy Project.
In 2012, Mindy listed in on Time magazine’s most influential people and Women of the Year in Glamour magazine in 2014. She announced her pregnancy on August 15, 2017, and she has a net worth of $18 million.
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