Mindy Kaling
Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling announces new Netflix comedy show

ANI | Updated: Mar 21, 2019 22:59 IST

Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 21 (ANI): American comedian and actor Mindy Kaling is returning to showbiz with a new comedy show inspired by her own childhood.
The 39-year-old star took to her Twitter handle to make the announcement.
She wrote, “I’m joining the @netflix fam! @loulielang and I are working on a brand-new @netflix TV comedy about the life of a modern-day first generation Indian American teenage girl. Get ready for lots of relatable, awkward teen moments. More coming soon.”

The new coming-of-age comedy show will be inspired by Kaling’s childhood, described as a story about the complicated life of a modern-day first-generation Indian American teenage girl.
Kaling will work as an executive producer and showrunner alongside Lang Fisher, who wrote for The ‘Mindy Project’ and ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’, reported E! News.
This project will also mark the re-teaming of Kaling with executive producer Howard Klein, who worked on ‘The Office’, ‘The Mindy Project’, and ‘Parks and Recreation’, as well as David Miner, known for ‘30 Rock’ and ‘Master of None’. 
Kaling has previously written about her relatable, awkward teen years in her books including ‘Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me’ and ‘Why Not Me?’.
The untitled show is just one of the latest highly anticipated projects for Kaling, who recently debuted her critically acclaimed movie ‘Late Night’, starring Emma Thompson as a late night TV host and Kaling as one of her writers, at Sundance.
She is also working on turning a movie titled ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ into an anthology series at Hulu. (ANI)