Never Have I Ever Season 2: Netflix has announced the release date of the second season of Mindy Kaling’s desi series. Here is everything you need to know.
Never Have I Ever is a coming-of-age comedy series on Netflix. It revolves around an Indian girl, bought up in America who tries to get intimate with a boy of her dreams while dealing with everyday tussles with her mother, friends, and school. Created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, it is loosely based on Mindy Kaling’s real-life story, growing up in Boston.
The first season premiered on Netflix on Apr 27, 2020. It was critically acclaimed and loved by viewers as well. On July 2, 2020, Netflix renewed the comedy-drama series for another season. It’s been a year since the first season premiered on Netflix. Now the fans are eagerly waiting for the release of the next season. Here is everything you need to know about Never Have I Ever Season 2.
Never Have I Ever Season 2 Plot
The story revolves around Devi Vishwakumar (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) a teenager, who enters high school and pleads with her best friends Elanor and Fabiola to get boyfriends. Devi had a traumatic last year, as the person whom she loved the most, her dad passes away. This trauma causes her temporary paralysis and she was unable to walk for three months.
Devi struggles with her relationship with her Mom (Dr. Nalini), her cousin, and her two best friends. This breakdown made Devi ask her crush, Paxton that would he like to have sex with her. Later, Devi moved in with her nemesis Ben, as Nalini wanted to return to India and settle over there. Ben with the help of Devi’s friend convinces her to spread her father’s ashes with Nalini. Ben drives her to Malibu. Devi, Nalini, and Kamala spread Mohan’s ashes and she agrees to move back in with them.
Never Have I Ever Season 2 Cast
Expect all the lead stars to be back for the upcoming season. Here is the list of stars returning for season 2:
- Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Devi Vishwakumar
- Poorna Jagannathan as Dr Nalini Vishwakumar, Devi’s mother
- Richa Moorjani as Kamala, Devi’s cousin
- Ben Gross as Ben Gross, Devi’s nemesis at school
- Darren Barne as Paxton Hall-Yoshida, Devi’s crush
- Lee Rodriguez as Fabiola Torres, one of Devi’s best friends
- Ramona Young as Eleanor Wong, one of Devi’s best friends
- Sendhil Ramamurthy as Mohan Viswakumar, Devi’s father
- John McEnroe as himself, the narrator of the series
A few days back Netflix tweeted that filming had resumed. In a video shared, Netflix revealed that a new cast member would be joining the second season as a student. “The cast of Never Have I Ever is hard at work on Season 2 and want to introduce you to their newest co-star: @megansuri! She plays a new student at Sherman Oaks High, whose confidence and radiance will pose an immediate threat to Devi,” the official Netflix account tweeted.
The cast of Never Have I Ever is hard at work on Season 2 and want to introduce you to their newest co-star: @megansuri! She plays a new student at Sherman Oaks High, whose confidence and radiance will pose an immediate threat to Devi. pic.twitter.com/nC6k8NNr2o
— Netflix (@netflix) November 23, 2020
Megan Suri has appeared in other Netflix shows including Atypical and 13 Reasons Why. She tweeted: “I couldn’t have imagined being welcomed into a new show and family any better – you all are so sweet and I wish I could hug you all this support means the world to me, THANK YOU @neverhaveiever #nhie.”
The filming for season 2 started in November 2020. It was halted a few times due to a pandemic. The filming wrapped up in April 2021. On Apr 14, 2021, the official Twitter account of Netflix shared the first look pics.
Get your first look at Never Have I Ever Season 2 — oh, and did we mention that Common has joined the cast?!? pic.twitter.com/QnBvHTZNdz
— Netflix (@netflix) April 14, 2021
Never Have I Ever Season 2 Release Date
Well, the fans have a reason to rejoice as Netflix has announced the release date of Never Have I Ever season 2. The colorful reen comedy arrives on Netflix on July 15, 2021. The second season will drop on Netflix at 12:00 am.
July will be a busy month for Netflix. In addition to Never Have I Ever Season 2, Virgin River season 3 and Outer Banks season 2 are also releasing next month. So, get ready for a month full of exciting entertainment.
Do we have a trailer yet?
Netflix launches the trailer around a month before the season premiere. We can expect the trailer to arrive in a day or two. Till then, you can enjoy the first season trailer right here:
You can watch the first season on Netflix: Never Have I Ever season 1