Since arriving on Netflix in April 2020, I never does not stop stomping between users. This dramatic comedy was added to the catalog of the platform right in the middle of confinement by the coronavirus pandemic and, with the story of Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) and her boyfriends, many smiles were reborn, thus achieving that the series garnered a large number of fans.
That is why, the premiere of the second season of I never it was a smash hit on the streaming giant. It was on July 15 when Netflix renewed the fiction with ten new episodes where Maitreyi, the interpreter of Devi, met again with her castmates after a year of work in the production of it.
This story, which recounts the life of Devi, an Indian-American teenager who is paralyzed after the death of her father and decides to do whatever it takes to become a popular girl in her high school after her recovery. And, once achieved, the second season of I never in which, this desire for popularity brought him bad moments and even some humiliations.
However, it should be noted that despite the fact that this teenage drama is not an autobiographical strip, it is based on a true story. Well, it turns out that the creator, Mindy Kaling, was the one who confessed that much of what is embodied in the series is a life story that she, and her partner, Lang Fisher, know very well.
As they confessed, both directors, in an interview with Terry Gross, their idea is to show the so-called nerds in a different way. “They are not just outcasts and the quiet. We are ambitious, sometimes we have unpleasant personalities, we want to have sex and dreams like all other children”Mindy Kaling explicitly stated.
However, the most important statement was when they mentioned their intention to show the adolescent pain based on the same thing that happened to Fisher’s brother. “We find it interesting to talk about grief and how it manifests itself because we both have parents who have died unexpectedly“, They confessed to later add:”Lang’s brother, after his parents divorced, spent months with paralyzed legs and suddenly, they started to function”.
This refers to the first season of I never when Devi, after witnessing the death of her father, begins the first chapters in a wheelchair. “When we investigate we discover that it is something that happens to people, especially young people, sometimes after trauma“Kaling expressed admitting that, once they received approval from Fisher’s brother, they thought it was”a really fascinating physical manifestation of adolescent pain“, Hill.
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