The actress of 21 is preparing to part ways with Devi Vishwakumar in the new season of Mindy Kaling’s coming-of-age show with the main character entering her senior year in high school. However, before she and her classmates leave Sherman Oaks High, they are left with a few loose ends to tie and resolve, such as the repercussions that followed Devi as well as Ben’s “one free boink.”
As season 4 is only few days away from launching on Netflix Ramakrishnan, along with their castmates completed filming one year ago, in the month of August 2022. The Canadian actor, who made her debut on screen in the film “Never Have I ever the film, she’s “over the bittersweet” emotions over the end of the chapter of her life. “[It’s] just nothing but sweet,” Ramakrishnan specifically spoke to The ET’s Denny Directo on the red carpet during the Los Angeles premiere.
Ramakrishnan well-knownly got the part through an open casting process and she also praised her family, which also was present for the show, as acting as the “support system.”
She expressed, “They are the ones responsible for enabling me to excel in my profession. Therefore, having them here is truly amazing. They aren’t individuals who seek the spotlight. We aren’t a celebrity family in that sense. However, I am immensely grateful for all the sacrifices they make, even including taking that photo with me,” referring to the cherished family photo taken on the red carpet. “It’s a wonderful gift from them.”
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, her family members at the Season 4 premiere of the show ‘Never Have I Never” on the set of Los Angeles on June 1 in 2023.
In the middle of the ongoing writers’ strike in the United States, co-creator and executive producer Kaling along with Lang Fisher were not present to share the joyous occasion alongside Ramakrishnan as well as members of the never Have I Everfamily (any writers who are present at the events for promotion or engage in interview sessions for projects already underway could be considered to be in violation of the strike). Kaling shared a post on Instagram prior to the film’s premiere to write a few lovely words.
She remarked, “They are the reason why I am able to perform my job so well. It’s truly incredible to have them here. We are not a family that seeks attention or fame. We don’t fit the celebrity image. However, I deeply appreciate all the sacrifices they make, including taking that photo with me,” in reference to the cherished family photo taken on the red carpet. “It’s a priceless gift from them.”The actress reacted to Kaling’s heartfelt message by saying that her words were a confirmation of “all things that I already knew because she’s so just proud of all of us as a cast, but of the crew of the show and so thankful for the fans. I do miss her, I will say.”
when filming finished. She joked “I took a lot of stuff, even the whole harp. Go big or go home!” The reference was to her character’s instrument from high school and played it at the time of shows.
Ramakrishnan’s co-stars on the show, Darren Barnet (who portrays Paxton Hall-Yoshida) as well as Jaren Lewison (who is Ben Gross), also expressed their opinions on saying goodbye to their characters following the fourth season of a long-running love story together with Devi.
Lewison stated, “The production may have ended, but the memories will last forever. And the cast and crew will always be a part of our lives.” Lewison praised Mindy Kaling Lang Fisher, and the scriptwriters, saying, “They assured us that they won’t be strangers. They genuinely care and offer advice whenever we need it. It truly speaks volumes about their character and who they are.”
In the event that marked the debut of the season’s fourth, Barnet acknowledged feeling overwhelmed and expressed gratitude to be present. Barnet said “I’m trying to savor the moment and take in as much as possible. I consider myself fortunate to be here. Moving on is a natural part of life.”
In a reflection on the last day of filming Barnet confessed to feeling mixed emotions as well as crying a couple of times, but he didn’t shed tears often. He said “We realized how far we had come since season 1, and it was one of those powerful moments.”
In terms of what they took away from the stage, Lewison revealed that he was given a copy final script of the show that was approved by the entire crew of the production. It contained heartfelt comments from crew and cast members. Lewison stated, “I couldn’t bring myself to open it for two months because I wasn’t ready. Every time I read it, I get very emotional. I’m not usually one to cry, but that one really hits me. It’s like a graduation, my high school yearbook.”
However, Barnet humorously shared that he wore “a lot of socks,” enough to last for a couple of years.