Richa Moorjani

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Richa Moorjani
Richa Shukla Moorjani

(1989-05-26) May 26, 1989 (age 32)
Other namesRicha Shukla
  • Actress
  • dancer
Years active2011–present
Known forNever Have I Ever
Bharat Rishi Moorjani
(m. 2019)

Richa Moorjani (born May 26, 1989) is an Indian-American actress who is best known for her role as Kamala in the series Never Have I Ever.

Early life and family[edit]

Richa attended the University of California, Davis, where she majored in communications. She graduated in 2011.[1]


She grew up in California and practiced ballet and kathak as a child. Her family managed a Bollywood music band.[2] She played a guest role in several television shows including The Mindy Project (directed by Mindy Kaling), NCIS: Los Angeles and 9-1-1 before portraying one of the lead roles in Never Have I Ever, which was also co-directed by Kaling.[3] Richa plays the main character's cousin, Kamala, in the series.[4] She auditioned for Never Have I Ever through an open casting call.[5]


Year Film Role Notes
2011 Love Fool Sheela Short
2015 For Here or to Go? Journalist at Speed Date
2015 X: Past Is Present Sanjana
2019 Wolf Arti Short
2020 Invisible Brown Man Seema Desai Short
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Mark at the Movies Party girl One episode on 28 May 2011
2012 Big Time Rush Palmwoods Girl #2 Episode: "Big Time Surprise"
2012 The Mindy Project Geeta Episode: "Thanksgiving"
2013 Sullivan & Son Girl #1 Episode: "Ladies Night"
2016 The New Yorker: Shorts & Murmurs Episode: "What I Imagine My Boyfriend's Ex-Girlfriends Are Doing Right Now"
2017 NCIS: Los Angeles Rayna Episode: "Unleashed"
2018 9-1-1 Jenna Episode: "Merry X-mas"
2020-present Never Have I Ever Kamala Main role
Video games


  1. ^ Anonymous (2021-01-05). "Never Have I Ever". One Aggie Network. Retrieved 2021-08-23.
  2. ^ Bhavani, Divya Kala (May 11, 2020). "Richa Moorjani of 'Never Have I Ever' live on Instagram @thehinduweekend". The Hindu.
  3. ^ "Actress Richa Moorjani On Her Unconventional Path to 'Never Have I Ever'". April 26, 2020.
  4. ^ Bhavani, Divya Kala (2020-04-20). "'Never Have I Ever' review: Netflix's latest teen comedy by Mindy Kaling is a nuanced coming-of-age offering". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  5. ^ "Who Plays Kamala On 'Never Have I Ever'? Meet Richa Moorjani, Star Of Mindy Kaling's New Netflix Show". YourTango. April 30, 2020.

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