Never Have I Ever cast: Who stars in season 2?

Never Have I Ever cast: Who stars in season 2?


MINDY Kaling's coming of age dramedy Never Have I ever has proved to be a smash hit on Netflix.

The semi autobiographical sitcom is back for a second season with an impressive cast.

Who is in the cast of Never Have I Ever?

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi Vishwakumar

The 19-year-old, from Ontario in Canada, landed the lead role of Devi in both seasons of Never Have I Ever after Mindy put out an open call on social media in April 2019 for budding actresses to audition.

Despite only having appeared in school productions, Maitreyi beat 15,000 hopefuls to be cast in May last year.

She's Tamil – like her character – something important to Mindy in the casting process, and one day hopes to study on the theatre programme at Toronto's York University.

Poorna Jagannathan as Nalini Vishwakumar

Devi's mum Nalini is played by Poorna Jagannathan.

Her character is based on Mindy's mum who passed away in 2011.

The actress – who has starred in Bollywood – has previously appeared in HBO's The Night Of and Big Little Lies as well as Hulu's Ramy.

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Darren Barnet as Paxton Hall-Yoshida

Devi's high school crush is popular student Paxton Hall-Yoshida played by Darren Barnet.

Despite playing a High School boy, he is actually 30 in real life.

The actor has appeared in series This Is Us, as well as CBS's Criminal Minds, Netflix's Family Reunion and Lifetime original film Instakiller.

Jaren Lewison as Ben Gross

Devi's long-time academic rival at school is Ben Gross, played by Jaren Lewison, 20.

The actor – who in real life is also a student at the University of Southern California – has appeared in Barney & Friends as well as film Barney: A Very Merry Christmas.

Ramona Young as Eleanor

Devi's friend Eleanor is portrayed by Ramona Young.

She also stars in CW's Legends Of Tomorrow, and has previously appeared in the Santa Clarita Diet, The Real O'Neils and Z Nation, as well as film Blockers.

Lee Rodriguez as Fabiola

Another friend of Devi's, Fabiola, is brought to life by Lee Rodriguez, 20.

This is her first major role, but she has appeared briefly in Grown-ish and Class Of Lies.

Sendhil Ramamurthy as Mohan Vishwakumar

The role of Devi's dad Mohsan is taken on by Sendhil Ramamurthy.

His character only wants the best for his daughter.

The actor has appeared in NBC's Heroes and CW's The Flash, and also played Mindy's boyfriend in The Office.

Richa Moorjani as Kamala

Devi's older cousin Kamala is played by Richa Moorjani.

Her character is in town from India to get her PhD from the California Institute of Technology.

She previously starred in The Mindy Project, and has appeared on Fox's 9-1-1.

Niecy Nash as Dr Jamie Ryan

Devi's therapist Dr Jamie Ryan is played by Niecy Nash.

As well as working as a comedian and TV host, she has starred in a string of shows including When They See Us, Claws, Scream Queens The Soul Man, Getting On and Reno 911!

Why isn't Chrissy Teigen narrating?

Chrissy decided to step away from the role, following her bullying scandal.

The model has faced a hug backlash after being accused of cyber bullying.

Netflix confirmed in June 20201 that she wouldn't be in the series.


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