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Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a Canadian actress best known for her role as ‘Devi Vishwakumar’ in Netflix’s teen comedy series Never Have I Ever (2020).

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Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was born on Friday 28 December 2001 (18 years of age; As in 2019) In Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He attended the Trelowney Public School in Mississauga and the Meadow High School in Mississauga, Ontario. She debuted as ‘Goddess Vishwakumar’ in the 2020 Nelfix comedy series “Never Have I Ever”. She was selected by Mindy Kalingal out of 15,000 candidates who applied for the open casting invitation for the show.

I have never (2020)

He postponed his acceptance of a theatrical performance at York University in Toronto due to his acting project (Never Have I Ever). It is said that if he happens to star in another season of the show, he may postpone his title.

Physical appearance

Height (approximately): 5 ′ 6

Eye color: Black

Hair color: Black

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

Family & Race

He belongs to a Sri Lankan Tamil family, but identifies himself as a Tamil and a Canadian. As she talks about it,

I made it very clear to my agents and advertisers that Tamil Canadians are very, very important to me … My identity is not Sri Lankan, ”he said. “It simply came to our notice then. My country is Canada. But my culture is definitely Tamil ”

His family came to Canada as refugees after the Sri Lankan civil war (1983-2009). His father Ram Selvarajah is an information technology expert. His mother Kiruthiha Gulendran is in marketing. He has an elder brother, Viswa Ramakrishnan.

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan with his brother

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan with his brother

Favorite things

  • Actress: Mindy Kaling, Nayanthara
  • Singers: Rex Orange County, Childish Campino, Doja Gate
  • Band: Panic! At the disco
  • TV shows: Office (2005-13), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), Parks and Recreation (2009), When They Visit Us (2019), Black Mirror (2011)
  • Movies: Chandramuki (2005), Get Out (2017)
  • Fictional character: Hermione Granger
  • Basketball team: Toronto Raptors
  • Video Games: Nintendo, Crossing: New Horizons, Super Smash Brothers

Facts / Trivia

  • She enjoys playing the piano, painting, hiking, exploring art galleries, singing, riding a motorcycle and playing video games.
  • He grew up in a multicultural environment and was familiar with Bharatanatyam and ballet dance forms. She also learned to play the piano.
  • When he was in 10th grade, he started acting in school plays; His first character was ‘Urleen’ from the play “Footless”. When he was in 12th grade, he used to write, direct and produce plays; As a task from his drama classes.
  • At the same time, he was part of the jazz band and played the piano in the band.
  • Initially, she wanted to become an animator because of her love for Disney and Marvel Comics, but when she was in her final year of school, she decided to become an actress. As she talks about it,

    Our school plays, our musical instruments after school and at first I made it fun, and then I realized that this is something I can dedicate my whole life to, which I will be very happy with.

  • In 2019, he took part in a student walkout against Doug Ford’s academic cuts.
  • In 2019, for auditions for the show Never Have Ever, he created a tape in the local library using his mother’s camera. Eventually, he was asked to submit four more videos, after which his screen test took place in Los Angeles, and he was selected to lead the show Never Have I Ever. His best friend is said to have asked him to audition for the show.
    Maitreyi Ramakrishnan with his best friend

    Maitreyi Ramakrishnan with his best friend

  • His performance on the show received the attention of the media due to the nature of the open casting calls of the auditions and his Tamil Canadian identity.
  • In 2019, The Today Show named her ‘One of the Eighteen Ground Breakers’, a list of girls who can break barriers and change the world.

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