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Devi Vishwakumar has just a few requests for the gods adorning her shrine: Thinner arm hair, a boyfriend (but not a nerd from one of her AP classes), and an invite to a cool party—not because she wants to get underage-lit or anything, but because she really wants the opportunity to say, “No cocaine for me, thanks.” So begins the teaser for Never Have I Ever, a new coming-of-age comedy series from the charming mind of Mindy Kaling, who executive produces the series alongside showrunner and writer Lang Fisher—who previously collaborated with Kaling on The Mindy Project.

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The series, which debuts on April 27, stars newcomer Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi, an Indian American teenage girl dealing with the usual assortment of coming-of-age issues. Here’s the official synopsis for the 10-episode first season, which also stars Poorna Jagannathan, Richa Moorjani, and Benjamin Norris:

Never Have I Ever is a new coming-of-age comedy about the complicated life of a modern-day first-generation Indian American teenage girl. The series stars newcomer, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi, an overachieving high school sophomore who has a short fuse that gets her into difficult situations. Never Have I Ever is created by executive producer Mindy Kaling, with Lang Fisher serving as executive producer, showrunner and writer. The Universal Television project is also executive produced by 3 Arts Entertainment’s Howard Klein, David Miner, and Tristram Shapeero.

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