Washington: The popular Netflix series Never Have I Ever has been as super hit amongst the millennials. The series statting Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannath, Darren Barnet and Jaren Lewison in the leads, has been going for two seasons now. The series was recently renewed for its third season.
And now, actor Anirudh Pisharody has been roped in as a recurring cast member in the upcoming season of the teen comedy. As per Deadline, the Netflix series created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher will star Pisharody as Des, an Indian American teen who is as smart as Devi but goes to an elite private school.
The actor took to his social media account to share the news. He wrote “Never Have I Ever….been this excited!! Super stoked to be joining this AMAZING cast, and much love and gratitude to my team @robertadamstein & Meghan Shankar, to the team at @netflix , AND @mindykaling and @loulielang. It truly is an HONOR to be South Asian”.
Take a look at his post on Instagram:
Anirudh is currently recurring as firefighter Ravi Panikkar on Fox’s hit procedural 9-1-1. He’s also appeared in such series as The Goldbergs, Last Man Standing and SEAL Team.
The series which is currently in production in Los Angeles is a coming-of-age comedy about the complicated life of first-generation Indian American teenager Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan), an overachieving high school sophomore who has a short fuse that gets her into difficult situations.
Richa Moorjani, Ramona Young and Lee Rodriguez also star in the series produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.
Kaling and Fisher executively produce the project with 3 Arts Entertainment’s Howard Klein and David Miner, with Fisher also serving as its showrunner and writer.
With ANI Inputs.