Mindy Kaling Quote

I think a lot of writers, male and female, write as if their parents were killed in a car accident when they were 2, and they have no one to hold accountable. And unfortunately, I don't have that. I have parents who I care about what they think.

Mindy Kaling

I think a lot of writers, male and female, write as if their parents were killed in a car accident when they were 2, and they have no one to hold accountable. And unfortunately, I don't have that. I have parents who I care about what they think.

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About Mindy Kaling

Vera Mindy Chokalingam (born June 24, 1979), known professionally as Mindy Kaling (), is an American actress, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. Known for her work on television, she has received numerous accolades including two Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Tony Award, and six Primetime Emmy Awards nominations.
She first gained recognition starring as Kelly Kapoor in the NBC sitcom The Office. For her work on the series, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series. She gained wider attention for creating, producing and starring as Dr. Mindy Lahiri in the Fox/Hulu sitcom The Mindy Project. She then created other shows such as the Champions, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Never Have I Ever and The Sex Lives of College Girls.
Her film career includes voice roles in Despicable Me, Wreck-It Ralph, and Inside Out as well as live action roles in No Strings Attached, The Five-Year Engagement, A Wrinkle in Time and Ocean's 8, and Late Night, the last of which she also wrote and produced. She wrote two memoirs both reaching The New York Times Best Seller list. She also received a Tony Award for Best Musical as a producer for the musical A Strange Loop. In 2012, Kaling founded the production company Kaling International.