Vera Mindy Chokalingam, professionally known as Mindy Kaling, is an American actress, comedian, writer, author, and producer. She is best known for her television role as Kelly Kapoor on the American version of the mockumentary The Office from 2005 to 2013, and currently stars as Dr. Mindy Lahiri on the Fox sitcom The Mindy Project, which she also created, directs, and produces, since 2012. She has also written a memoir, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns.)
For Disney, she voiced Taffyta Muttonfudge in Wreck-It Ralph and Disgust in Inside Out. She also appeared in the The Muppets episode "Single All the Way". She will portray Mrs. Whatsit in A Wrinkle in Time.