A dream to be part of stuff that shifts conversations: Poorna Jagannathan on 'Never Have I Ever' final season

Updated: Jun 8 2023 4:47PM

New Delhi, Jun 8 (PTI) Poorna Jagannathan loves three-dimensional characters and she got to play one in "Never Have I Ever", a series that the actor says has set the standard for South Asian representation in American shows.

The actor stars as Nalini Vishwakumar, a strict but affectionate mother to the protagonist Devi, played by Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, in the Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher created Netflix series.

Jagannathan, who has also featured in Hindi films such as "Delhi Belly" and "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", and her co-star Richa Moorjani spoke to PTI about the show's contribution in pushing the envelope in terms of South Asian representation.