Kaling left the series after the ninth season episode " New Guys ". Retrieved January 29, On September 15, , she signed a new contract to stay with the show for Season 8 and was promoted to full executive producer. Mindy Kaling at Wikipedia's sister projects. Kaling devised her stage name after discovering while doing stand-up comedy that emcees would have trouble pronouncing her last name, Chokalingam, and sometimes made jokes about it. In a interview with The A.
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Club , she stated that Kelly is "an exaggerated version of what I think the upper-level writers believe my personality is. The New York Times Magazine. Four Weddings and a Funeral. Boston Globe Media Partners.