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Maitreyi Ramakrishnan - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Maitreyi Ramakrishnan decided to become an actress when she finished high school, and less than a year later, she was cast in the teen comedy series Never Have I Ever (2020).

The same year as her debut, she joined a cast of the TV series Acting for a Cause and lent her voice for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards for Children’s & Youth Programming documentary.

In 2022, she once again contributed to several animated series and movies by lending her voice to a recurring character, Zipp Storm.

Some of the animated series and movies she participated in include My Little Pony: Tell Your Tale, My Little Pony: Make Your Mark, and My Little Pony: Winter Wishday.

By far, her performance throughout the years has earned her a honor of Radius Award in the 2022 Canadian Screen Awards ceremony.

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Profile

  • Real Name: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
  • Stage Names: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
  • Also Known as: –
  • Nickname: Maitreyi
  • Birthday: December 28, 2001
  • Birthplace: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: Tamil-Canadian
  • Height: 170 cm (5’7”)
  • Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Religion: Hinduism
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education: York University (Theater), Meadowvale Secondary School. Trelawny Public School
  • Hobbies: Singing, painting, playing the piano, hiking, visiting art galleries, playing video games, riding the motorcycle
  • Parents: Ram Selvarajah (Father), Kiruthiha Kulendiren (Mother)
  • Sibling: Vishwaa Ramakrishnan (Brother)
  • Boyfriend: –
  • Facebook: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan Official
  • Twitter: @ramakrishnannn
  • Instagram: @maitreyiramakrishnan
  • TikTok: @maitreyiramakrishnan
  • YouTube: –

Facts

  • Maitreyi competed with 15,000 candidates for her role in the TV series Never Have I Ever (2020).
  • Her childhood dream was to become an animator.
  • She likes pretzels.
  • The reason she auditioned for the role in the TV series Never Have I Ever (2020) is because she wanted to hang out with her best friend.
  • Maitreyi was a member of a jazz band and was in charge of playing the piano.
  • She recorded her audition tape in the library.
  • Maitreyi is a huge fan of actress Mindy Kaling.
  • Her parents originally came from Sri Lanka. They moved to Canada in their 20s.
  • She is of Tamil descent.
  • Maitreyi started acting when she was 15 years old.
  • She is not afraid of change.
  • Her favorite actor is Steve Carrell.
  • She gets annoyed when someone mispronounces her name.
  • Maitreyi is an outspoken person.
  • She could relate to Hermione Granger from the movie series Harry Potter (2001) as a kid.
  • Maitreyi wants to try directing someday.
  • She once learned how to play the harp.
  • Maitreyi is very active on social media.
  • She has a habit to scroll through TikTok before going to bed.
  • Maitreyi identifies herself as Gryffindor when it comes to Hogwarts houses.
  • She loves dogs.
  • Her father, Ram Selvarajah, is an IT expert while her mother, Kiruthiha Kulendiren, works in marketing.
  • Maitreyi likes playing Mario Kart.
  • The Office (2005) is her favorite TV series.
  • She has an older brother.
  • Her ideal type is…
  • Her net worth is around $500,000.

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Movies

  • The Netherfield Girls (-), as Lizzie Bennet
  • My Little Pony: Make Your Mark (2022), as Zipp Storm
  • Turning Red (2022), as Priya
  • 2020 Canadian Screen Awards for Children’s & Youth Programming (2020), as the narrator
  • 2020 Canadian Screen Awards for Children’s & Youth Programming and Lifestyle & Reality (2020), as the voice actress

TV Series

  • My Little Pony: Winter Wishday (Netflix | 2022), as Zipp Storm
  • My Little Pony: Make Your Mark (Netflix | 2022), as Zipp Storm
  • My Little Pony: Tell Your Tale (Netflix | 2022), as Zipp Storm
  • Acting for a Cause (YouTube | 2020), as Olivia
  • Never Have I Ever (Netflix | 2020), as Devi Vishwakumar

TV Shows

  • IMDb on the Scene – Interviews (YouTube | 2022), as a guest
  • Entertainment Tonight Canada (YouTube | 2022), as a guest
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC | 2022), as a guest
  • GMA3: What You Need to Know (ABC | 2022), as a guest
  • The Morning Show (Apple TV+ | 2022), as a guest
  • Tudum (Netflix | 2021), as the host
  • Live with Kelly and Ryan (ABC | 2021), as a guest
  • The Kelly Clarkson Show (NBC | 2021), as a guest
  • A Little Late with Lilly Singh (NBC | 2021), as a guest
  • Entertainment Tonight (YouTube | 2021), as a guest
  • Today (NBC | 2021), as a guest
  • MTV Movie & TV Awards: Greatest of All Time (MTV | 2020), as the host
  • The E! People’s Choice Awards (E! | 2020), as a guest
  • Sidewalks Entertainment (KCRT-TV | 2020), as a guest

Awards

  • 2022 Canadian Screen Awards – Radius Award – Maitreyi Ramakrishnan

Nominations

  • 2021 Independent Spirit Award – Best Female Performance in a New Scripted Series – Never Have I Ever
  • 2021 Canadian Screen Awards – Cogeco Fund Audience Choice Award – Never Have I Ever
  • 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards – Best Kiss – Never Have I Ever

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is determined to bring more South Asian representatives on the screen. And, so far, she has been doing pretty well in delivering just that.

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