The Mindy Project Interview: Mindy Kaling On Playing Dr. Mindy Lahiri

Mindy Kaling was happy to talk about her new show, The Mindy Project, and TV Equals was on hand to participate in the conference call that featured Kaling’s opinions on casting the show, playing Mindy Lahiri and her possible chance to work with Anne Hathaway.

Possible romance

During the last episode, Tommy Dewey and Kaling’s characters Josh and Mindy, had a bit of a romantic spark. Kaling said that Josh, who will show up in the next episode, will be in Mindy’s life for a while. "…I just shot with him last night and I’m shooting with him again today. It’s been really fun shooting with Tommy because on his surface he just looks like this handsome 90210 kind of character, but we’re playing him as a little bit of a weirdo," he said. "He is a weirdo, he comes out a little strong, he’s a little off-putting, and to me seeing people like that redeem themselves is much more appealing than kind of just—a lot of romantic comedies use this kind of generic, boring kind of pretty good looking love interest and he is certainly the anti that." Read More...


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