Nikesh Patel Cast in Mindy Kaling's "Four Weddings and a Funeral" Anthology Series on
Nikesh Patel has been cast in Mindy Kaling's Four Weddings and Funeral anthology series for Hulu. The show is inspired by the 1994 British romantic comedy film. Patel will be playing the role of Kash, a struggling actor in London.
Patel is a British actor, best known for his role as Aafrin Dalal in the TV series Indian Summers. He'll be seen in the 2018 Doctor Who Christmas Special and he also recently wrapped the role of Foaly opposite Judi Dench in the Disney’s Artemis Fowl.
Check out the exclusive news about the new series and casting from the Hollywood Reporter below!
The series revolves around Jess (Williams), the young communications director for a New York senatorial campaign, who receives a wedding invitation from her college schoolmate now living in London. She leaves her professional and personal life behind in favor of traveling to England and reconnecting with old friends, and ends up in the midst of their personal crises. Relationships are forged and broken, political scandals exposed, London social life lampooned, love affairs ignited and doused and of course there are four weddings … and a funeral.
Rittenhouse will take on the role of Ainsley, a former Dallas socialite who moved to London and became a successful interior designer. Jess is her estranged college friend whom she invites to be her maid of honor. Patel will play Kash, a struggling actor in London who is engaged to Ainsley. Reynolds rounds out the central cast as Duffy, an American teaching 8-year-olds at a British boarding school who still has a crush on Jess, his former classmate who suddenly appears in London.
Kaling and Matt Warburton penned the script. The duo exec produce the series alongside Tracey Wigfield, Jonathan Prince, 3 Arts Entertainment's Howard Klein, Charlie Grandy, Tristram Shapeero and Charles McDougall. The series hails from MGM Television and Universal Television. Four Weddings will debut on Hulu in 2019.