Getting nominated for ‘Film Independent Spirit Awards’ at a tender age isn’t as easy eating a pie! The ‘Never Have I Ever’ fame ‘Maitreyi Ramakrishnan’ is currently struggling to process this reality. Having been nominated for the ‘Best Female Performance’ for the 2021 ‘Film Independent Spirit Awards,’ Maitreyi is extremely delighted to the peak.
After receiving a shower of blessings and wishes, the actress took to her Instagram page to thank her fans, along with which she shared her ‘best photo’ as a form of thanks giving.
“tfw you wake up at 4:30pm on a Tuesday to see a bunch of texts saying “congrats” so you think to yourself, ‘shit am I pregnant?’ but you figure out that you’ve actually been nominated for a @filmindependent spirit award. But now you remember that we’re in the middle of a pandemic and social media is everything so need to post a picture of yourself but you also just woke up and you don’t look THAT hot (still hot tho dw). BUT THEN you remember you have this photo. The BEST photo.
Guys this is absolutely amazing and it really hasn’t sunk in yet hence all the jokes but whoa. Thank you.”
Maitreyi is competing with Elle Fanning for the ‘Film Independent Spirit Awards’
As far as her show ‘Never Have I Ever’ on Netflix is concerned, it is an American coming of age comedy-drama television series starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. The comedy is partially based on Kaling’s childhood in the Boston area. It premiered on Netflix on April 27, 2020, and is about an Indian American high school student dealing with the death of her father. The series received positive reviews.
The series has been described as a watershed moment for South Asian representation in Hollywood and has been praised for breaking Asian stereotypes. Also, according to the latest reports, the show is renewed for another season and hence ‘Never Have I Ever Season 2’ shall be unfolding soon.
According to the Film Independent Spirit Awards updates, the ‘Never Have I Ever’ actress got nominated with Elle Fanning. They are both up against each other in the Best Female Performance in a Scripted Series for their work in ‘The Great’ and ‘Never Have I Ever’, respectively.
The upcoming awards are usually held the night before the Oscars, but due to pandemic shakeups, they’re actually taking place three days before on April 22nd. This time the audience watching the award night shall experience something new. While the awards normally only cover feature films, this year, they have added television categories.