Dec 202017

Mindy Kaling, who welcomed a daughter named Katherine Swati Kaling on December 15, has paid tribute to her late mother by naming her first child after her

Mindy Kaling, who welcomed a daughter named Katherine Swati Kaling on December 15, has paid tribute to her late mother by naming her first child after her. This is not the first time the 38-year-old honoured her mother Dr. Swati Chokalingam, who died of pancreatic cancer in January 2012. Kaling’s hit show ‘The Mindy Project’ was inspired in part by her mother’s years as an OBG/YN.

Mindy Kaling
Mindy Kaling

The comedian’s pregnancy news first broke in July, but it wasn’t confirmed until friend Oprah Winfrey spilled the beans. Kaling announced her pregnancy back in August this year, and stated in October that she was “having a great time” being pregnant. On the work front, she will be next seen in ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ alongside Winfrey and ‘Oceans 8’ alongside Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and Sandra Bullock.

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Sep 272017

priyanka-chopra-sofia-vergaraThe world’s highest-paid TV actresses 2017 list is out and here is a happy news for Priyanka Chopra fans again. Priyanka Chopra is among the world’s 10 highest paid television actresses, all thanks to her ABC TV show Quantico. This will be Priyanka’s second year on the list and this time too she is the eighth highest paid TV actress. And if you are wondering how much she has earned between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017, the Forbes list says PeeCee earned $10 million. The magazine’s in-depth analysis also revealed that more than 50 per cent of Priyanka’s income comes from endorsements.

Colombian actress Sofia Vergara who stars in the hit sitcom Modern Family tops the list again. Also, this is the 6th year in a row that Sofia is the highest paid actress in the list. “Sofia Vergara banked $41.5 million before taxes and fees in the 12 months to June 1, some $15 million more than second-ranked Cuoco of CBS’ The Big Bang Theory, who earned $26 million during the same period,” reads the Forbes report.

While Sofia had made $41.5 million last year, Priyanka Chopra’s earning was at $11 million. The report also revealed that the world’s 10 highest-paid TV actresses made a combined $156.5 million between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017. Ellen Pompeo of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and Mindy Kaling of Hulu’s The Mindy Project tie for the third place on the list with earnings of $13 million each.

Others in this list are Mariska Hargitay at No. 5 with earnings of $12.5 million, Julie Bowen at No. 6 with earnings $12 million, Kerry Washington on No 7 with earnings of $11 million, and House of Cards star Robin Wright on No. 9 with earnings of $9 million.

Here’s the list of this year’s highest paid TV actresses:
1. Sofia Vergara — $41.5 million
2. Kaley Cuoco — $26 million
3. Mindy Kaling — $13 million
3. Ellen Pompeo — $13 million
5. Mariska Hargitay — $12.5 million
6. Julie Bowen — $12 million
7. Kerry Washington — $11 million
8. Priyanka Chopra — $10 million
9. Robin Wright — $9 million
10. Pauley Perrette — $8.5 million
Priyanka Chopra is all set to start the shooting for the third season of Quantico.