Netflix's Never Have I Ever and Devi Vishwakumar's journey through high school

Netflix’s 2020 comedy teen drama, Never Have I Ever, has become a well-known show for its drama and teen romance and follows a more realistic portrayal of the high school experience from a student of colour. The main protagonist, Devi Vishwakumar, is an American-born Hindu teenager who seeks an eventful high school experience while overcoming the trauma of witnessing her father’s death and fulfilling her duties as a respectable Hindu daughter. Although the series is not as exciting and "steamy" as Riverdale, for instance, Never Have I Ever reaches a higher level of relativism that can appeal to most age groups, genders, and people of colour.

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