How ‘Never Have I Ever’ Gave Us Two Wonderfully Different South Asian Moms - News Summed Up

How ‘Never Have I Ever’ Gave Us Two Wonderfully Different South Asian Moms


Sarayu Blue as Rhyah (left) and Poorna Jagannathan as Nalini in season 3 of Netflix's "Never Have I Ever." At the same time, many of the show’s supporting characters get wonderfully rich arcs of their own, such as Devi’s mom Nalini (Poorna Jagannathan). It’s rare to see two very different South Asian mothers on the same show. “For so long, we’ve seen a very specific version of the South Asian mom,” Blue said in an interview. Paul Archuleta via Getty ImagesThe two actors have been friends for a while, as part of a tight-knit and supportive community of South Asian actors in Hollywood, according to Jagannathan.


Source: Huffington Post August 16, 2022 05:42 UTC



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