Date of Birth : Jun 24th 1979
American actress, comedian, writer, and producer widely known for creating and starring as Mindy Lahiri in the Fox sitcom The Mindy Project and portraying Kelly Kapoor on the NBC sitcom The Office. She is also a co-executive producer, director, and writer of several of the show’s episodes.
Kaling also wrote, was executive producer for and directed various episodes of The Office.
Kaling’s notable films include This Is the End, Wreck-It Ralph, and The Five-Year Engagement. Kaling and her fellow writers and producers of The Office were nominated five consecutive times for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series. In 2010, she received a nomination for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series with Greg Daniels for the episode, “Niagara”. The next year, she published a humorous memoir, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns). In 2013, Entertainment Weekly identified Kaling as one of the “50 Coolest and Most Creative Entertainers” in Hollywood. In the same year, Kaling was recognized by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.