Mindy Kaling

Vera Mindy Chokalingam (born June 24, 1979), known professionally as Mindy Kaling, is an American actress, comedian, and writer. She rose to prominence in 2005 for her work on the NBC sitcom The Office, where she portrayed Kelly Kapoor and served as a writer, executive producer, and occasional director throughout most of the series' run. Kaling created, wrote, produced, and starred in the Fox/Hulu sitcom The Mindy Project, which ran for six seasons from 2012 to 2017. Kailing's film career includes voice work in the films Despicable Me (2010), Wreck It Ralph (2012), Inside Out (2015) and starring roles in the fantasy adventure A Wrinkle in Time and heist-comedy Ocean's 8, both 2018. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mindy Kaling, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

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Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a virgin. Determined to help ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Catherine Keener  •  Paul Rudd  •  Romany Malco

Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a virgin. Determined to help ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Catherine Keener  •  Paul Rudd  •  Romany Malco

Inside Out (2015)

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Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Riley's guiding emotions— Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness—live in Headquarters, the control centre inside ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Docter
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Bill Hader  •  Lewis Black  •  Mindy Kaling

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Riley's guiding emotions— Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness—live in Headquarters, the control centre inside ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Docter
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Bill Hader  •  Lewis Black  •  Mindy Kaling

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

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Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph escapes his game and lands ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rich Moore
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Jane Lynch  •  Sarah Silverman  •  Jack McBrayer

Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph escapes his game and lands ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rich Moore
CAST:  John C. Reilly  •  Jane Lynch  •  Sarah Silverman  •  Jack McBrayer

This Is the End (2013)

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While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth Rogen  •  Evan Goldberg
CAST:  James Franco  •  Jonah Hill  •  Seth Rogen  •  Jay Baruchel

While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth Rogen  •  Evan Goldberg
CAST:  James Franco  •  Jonah Hill  •  Seth Rogen  •  Jay Baruchel

Nick Kroll: Thank You Very Cool (2011)

In his special, rising star Nick Kroll ("The League," “Date Night,” "Get Him to the Greek") blows the doors off the time-honored one-hour format by weaving in hilarious short films, as well as appearances by his infamous characters Fabrice Fabrice, Bobby ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Polito
CAST:  Nick Kroll  •  Brandon Johnson  •  Mindy Kaling  •  John Mulaney

In his special, rising star Nick Kroll ("The League," “Date Night,” "Get Him to the Greek") blows the doors off the time-honored one-hour format by weaving in hilarious short films, as well as appearances by his infamous characters Fabrice Fabrice, Bobby ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Polito
CAST:  Nick Kroll  •  Brandon Johnson  •  Mindy Kaling  •  John Mulaney

The Five-Year Engagement (2012)

Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  Alison Brie  •  Jason Segel  •  Rhys Ifans

Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller
CAST:  Emily Blunt  •  Alison Brie  •  Jason Segel  •  Rhys Ifans

No Strings Attached (2011)

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Emma is a busy doctor who sets up a seemingly perfect arrangement when she offers her best friend Adam a relationship with one rule: No strings attached. But when a fling becomes a thing, can sex friends stay best friends?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Greta Gerwig  •  Olivia Thirlby

Emma is a busy doctor who sets up a seemingly perfect arrangement when she offers her best friend Adam a relationship with one rule: No strings attached. But when a fling becomes a thing, can sex friends stay best friends?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Greta Gerwig  •  Olivia Thirlby

Despicable Me (2010)

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Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Coffin  •  Chris Renaud
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Jason Segel  •  Russell Brand  •  Julie Andrews

Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Coffin  •  Chris Renaud
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Jason Segel  •  Russell Brand  •  Julie Andrews

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close encounters with Amelia ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Amy Adams  •  Owen Wilson  •  Hank Azaria

Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close encounters with Amelia ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Amy Adams  •  Owen Wilson  •  Hank Azaria

Unaccompanied Minors (2006)

Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Feig
CAST:  Lewis Black  •  Wilmer Valderrama  •  Dyllan Christopher  •  Dominique Saldaña

Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Feig
CAST:  Lewis Black  •  Wilmer Valderrama  •  Dyllan Christopher  •  Dominique Saldaña

The Night Before (2015)

In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Levine
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Lizzy Caplan  •  Anthony Mackie

In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Levine
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Lizzy Caplan  •  Anthony Mackie

Riley's First Date? (2015)

Riley, now 12, who is hanging out with her parents at home when potential trouble comes knocking. Mom's and Dad's Emotions find themselves forced to deal with Riley going on her first "date."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Cooley
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Phyllis Smith  •  Bill Hader  •  Lewis Black

Riley, now 12, who is hanging out with her parents at home when potential trouble comes knocking. Mom's and Dad's Emotions find themselves forced to deal with Riley going on her first "date."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Cooley
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Phyllis Smith  •  Bill Hader  •  Lewis Black

Mind Candy (2015)

This short was released as an extra in the Blu-ray release of Disney Pixar's INSIDE OUT. It's a zany collection clips of the emotions and how they interact.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ross Haldane Stevenson
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Phyllis Smith  •  Richard Kind  •  Bill Hader

This short was released as an extra in the Blu-ray release of Disney Pixar's INSIDE OUT. It's a zany collection clips of the emotions and how they interact.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ross Haldane Stevenson
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Phyllis Smith  •  Richard Kind  •  Bill Hader

The Mindy Project: Cast and Creators Live at PALEYFEST 2014 (2014)

"The Mindy Project" at PALEYFEST on March 25, 2014. Mindy Kaling's Dr. Mindy Lahiri is a woman too keenly intelligent and accomplished to accept the promises of romantic comedies at face value. Dr. Lahiri is a fresh of-the-moment comic female character, and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mindy Kaling

"The Mindy Project" at PALEYFEST on March 25, 2014. Mindy Kaling's Dr. Mindy Lahiri is a woman too keenly intelligent and accomplished to accept the promises of romantic comedies at face value. Dr. Lahiri is a fresh of-the-moment comic female character, and the ...  (more)

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CAST:  Mindy Kaling

License to Wed (2007)

Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage prep course consisting of outrageous classes, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Mandy Moore  •  John Krasinski  •  Eric Christian Olsen

Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage prep course consisting of outrageous classes, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Mandy Moore  •  John Krasinski  •  Eric Christian Olsen

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ava DuVernay
CAST:  Storm Reid  •  Deric McCabe  •  Levi Miller  •  Reese Witherspoon

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ava DuVernay
CAST:  Storm Reid  •  Deric McCabe  •  Levi Miller  •  Reese Witherspoon

100 Years (2017)

An animated history of American health care provider, Planned Parenthood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lena Dunham  •  Kirsten Lepore
CAST:  America Ferrera  •  Mindy Kaling  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Meryl Streep

An animated history of American health care provider, Planned Parenthood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lena Dunham  •  Kirsten Lepore
CAST:  America Ferrera  •  Mindy Kaling  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Meryl Streep

Ocean's Eight (2018)

Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Ross
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Anne Hathaway

Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Ross
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Anne Hathaway

Late Night (2019)

A legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women separated by culture and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nisha Ganatra
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Mindy Kaling  •  John Lithgow  •  Reid Scott

A legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women separated by culture and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nisha Ganatra
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Mindy Kaling  •  John Lithgow  •  Reid Scott

The Office Retrospective (2013)

The cast and crew of the American version of The Office discuss the show and highlights from previous episodes.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Greg Daniels  •  B.J. Novak  •  Mindy Kaling  •  Angela Kinsey

The cast and crew of the American version of The Office discuss the show and highlights from previous episodes.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Greg Daniels  •  B.J. Novak  •  Mindy Kaling  •  Angela Kinsey
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