Mindy Kaling has proven she can carry her own series with the FOX show The Mindy Project, a project that is inspired by Kaling’s special bond with her late mother. The actress, who previously starred in the NBC sitcom The Office, is also one of the head writers on The Mindy Project. Kaling explains that it’s a tough job balancing acting and working in the writers’ room. (Click on the media bar below to hear Mindy Kaling)

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