Writer-actress Mindy Kaling pays it forward

Mindy Kaling's new projects include the newly debuted sitcom Champions and an upcoming anthology based on the 1994 British romantic-comedy Four Weddings And A Funeral.
Mindy Kaling's new projects include the newly debuted sitcom Champions and an upcoming anthology based on the 1994 British romantic-comedy Four Weddings And A Funeral.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

The actress-writer wants to give other women and minorities a leg up in the industry

Mindy Kaling's star grows brighter by the minute.

With her sitcom The Mindy Project (2012 to 2017), she became the first Asian-American woman to star in and run her own television show in the United States.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 14, 2018, with the headline 'Mindy Kaling pays it forward'. Print Edition | Subscribe