‘Never Have I Ever’ star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is not ready to say goodbye yet –

Netflix’s main role is landing No I never have Maitreyi has changed the life of Ramakrishnan forever and as a result, the lives of other South Asian teenagers who have never felt represented on screen.

Purna Jagannathan, Richa Murjani
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And although the fourth season of the upcoming-of-age drama will also end the show, Ramakrishnan is not paying attention to that. He’s celebrating his community’s achievements and how the series is helping to break down Hollywood’s doors – and hopefully pave the way for other shows like Greenlight.

“This show has changed my life in every way. I was just a 17 year old high school girl, living her best life and Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Now I can say that I was part of something that was groundbreaking, and history-changing. It has been such an honor. Thanks I have no words to express how grateful I am for what has happened No I never have“Mindy Calling and Langkisher’s Ramakrishnan created the show.

Ramakrishnan speaks to Deadline at a dinner hosted by Netflix to celebrate South Asian culture Bridgeton Star Simon Ashley in Los Angeles on Tuesday night. Also present were his coasters Purna Jagannathan and Richa Murjani, Kal Penn, Lily Singh, Russian dollsOf Ritesh Rajan, InsecureSujata Day, Oscar nominee Anurima Vargab, Mrs. Marvel Producer Sana Amanat, O. The WildsThere were many more distinguished guests including Sophia Ali.

Looking around the house, Ramakrishnan could not boast.

“I grew up never seeing myself on screen,” she shared. Young girls like me have never seen themselves represented. Even today, there is still not much representation but I know this is just the beginning. I hope that soon, they will have a lot of characters to choose from that they can relate to completely. I think we’re finally getting there. Everyone deserves that representation. ”

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He continued, “It wasn’t an easy path. There are times when things are really, really frustrating. But when we get those victories, they are very important to our minority community. We can be so hard on ourselves that we win these victories.” I forgot to celebrate. I focus on how we can make some kids’ day a little easier or how we can make something a little girl’s day. It’s all great, it’s really beautiful. “

Ramakrishnan has not yet said goodbye completely No I never haveAlthough she initially thought it would be easy.

“At first, we got an email that we were going to renew for the fourth but final season and I was like, ‘Oh, okay.’ And then when we started posting about it, it hit me, ‘Oh my God, it’s over,’ “he shouted.” This is my first show. Whatever I do-even if I’m another Can do shows এটি it will always be special.I am grateful for that No I never have And I’m excited to see what we do. At the moment, there is a lot of emotion because it is the beginning of the end. Everything seems so surreal now but I’m very proud of it. “

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