Newswire: Kunal Nayyar will also play Mindy’s potential husband on The Mindy Project

The Mindy Project is taking a kitchen-sink approach to casting its new-to-Hulu fourth season: Garret Dillahunt recently came on board as a doctor who disapproves of Mindy’s lifestyle (kind of like Danny), Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play Mindy’s lover (a lot like Danny), and Sakina Jaffrey and Ajay Mehta have been cast as Mindy’s parents (who don’t like Danny). And now TVInsider shares the news that The Big Bang Theory’s Kunal Nayyar will also be vying for screen time and Mindy’s affections.

Nayyar will play Sendhil, a hedge fund manager who Mindy’s parents consider a far more suitable suitor for their daughter. Sendhil is described as “charming,” which means he will have the social skills to interact directly with Mindy, probably even verbally, instead of just sending notes to her via her parents. Danny (Chris Messina) will feel threatened by the proposed (by her …

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