Mindy Kaling who is an American comedian, actress, writer as well as producer was born on 24th June of the year 1979. She is mostly known for creating as well as starring in Fox sitcom called “The Mindy Project” as Mindy Lahiri. She is the native of Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Although she is known professionally as Mindy Kaling, her real name is Vera Mindy Chokalingam. She is the daughter of Avu who is an architect and Dr. Swati Chokalingam who was obstetrician/gynecologist. Her father is Tamil and her mother was Bengali who are both the Hindus from India. Mindy’ mother died in the year 2012 due to the pancreatic cancer. According to her, Vera is the name of incarnation of a Hindu Goddess.

She attended the Buckingham Browne & Nicholas which is a private school that is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts from where she got graduated in the year 1997. The next year, she then went to study at the Dartmouth College where she was also the member of improvisational comedy troupe called “The Dog Day Players” as well as in the c capella group called “The Rockapellas”. She was also the creator of comic strip Badly Drawn Girl in The Dartmouth and also a writer for Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern. While she was a sophomore on the college, Mindy was intern on the Late Night with Conan O’Brien. She then got graduated with the Bachelors in Playwriting in 2001.

It was in the year 2003 when Mindy portrayed the role of Ben Affleck in play named Matt & Ben. It was the play that she co-wrote along with her best friend Branda Withers from the college and it became one of the Top Ten Theatrical Events of Year in Time Magazine. She also appeared in several other television episodes such as Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Office. She joined The Office when she was at the age of 24 as a writer. She was the only woman staff out of eight. She then took the role of the character Kelly Kapoor. Mindy has written at least 22 episodes which also includes “Niagara” and for that, she was co-nominated for Emmy Award along with Greg Daniels. In addition to that, she wrote multiple episodes of Hot Girl, The Dundies, The Injury, Take Your Daughter to Work Day, Diwali, Ben Franklin, Branch Wars, Night Out, Frame Toby, Lecture Circuit Part 1 and part 2, Golden Ticket, Secret Santa, The Manager and the Salesman, Secretary’s Day, The Sting, Classy Christmas, Michael’s Last Dundies, Christmas Wishes and Test the Store.

Besides that, she has also directed the episodes of Body Language and Michael’s Last Dundies. Currently, she is portraying the role of Mindy Lahiri in The Mindy Project which she began starring in 2012. In addition to that, she is also featured on CD Comedy Death Ray and she also wrote for the one episode of the Saturday Night Live in the month of April of 2006. Prior to that, Mindy has also made her appearance in the films. She made her debut as Amy in the film titled The 40 Year Old Virgin. Her other filmography includes Unaccompanied Minors, License to Wed, Night at The Museum: battle of the Smithsonian, Despicable Me, No Strings Attached, The Five Year Engagement, Wreck-It Ralph, and This Is the End. She has also been cast in the 2015 film titled Inside Out.

To talk about her personal life biography, Mindy has not married yet. She is a single woman. Previously she was in romantic relationship with her ex-boyfriend B.J. Novak. She also dated Benjamin Nugent. She had stated that she would surely get married to Novak if he had proposed to her when they were dating each other. When Kaling was a younger girl, she wanted to get married so badly and have her own kids. But now, she says that she does not need marriage and she also does not need anyone for taking care of all her needs and desire.

Apart from that, she is now at the age of 35 and she weights 56.7 kg. Her height is five feet and four inches. In addition to that, Mindy has also written a book named “Is Everything Hanging Out Without Me?” which was published by the Three Rivers Press in the year 2011. She was identified as one of the 50 Coolest & Most Creative Entertaines in the Hollywood by Entertainment Weekly in 2013. The same year, she was also recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time. Mindy is very beautiful as well as hot with the body measurements of 34-28-36. Mindy is active in social networking sites as well. To get more information related to her, we can follow her on her Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram account


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