Slate magazine called the character one of the reasons to look forward to the return of the show in fall 2007.
Kelly Kapoor is a customer service representative at the Scranton branch of fictitious paper distributor Dunder Mifflin.
When Jim Halpert sees Kelly for the first time after the merger between the Stamford and Scranton branches, he asks her what has been going on in her life, to which Kelly responds by gossiping excitedly about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes's daughter Suri and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's daughter Shiloh; when Jim reaffirms his question of what has been going on with her life, she blankly replies that she just told him.
She joins Pam and Karen's party in "A Benihana Christmas" with Ryan.
Kelly Rajnigandha Kapoor (February 5, 1980) is a fictional character from the US television series The Office.
She is played by Mindy Kaling, who is also a writer and producer for the show.
She angrily questions an evasive Michael about why she got the award.In "The Negotiation," Kelly reveals that Ryan once laughed at her during a date when a boy on a Ferris wheel spilled his milkshake on her.Ryan just replies "Well, that was funny; that's why." She also questions Ryan's bravery, mentioning that he once called her for help when he thought there was a "murderer" in his apartment.Kelly leaves to go to a customer meeting and comes back in the middle of a game where everyone in the room has to put a card with a specific race on their forehead (with the race being unknown to themselves), and then must treat everyone as if they were the race on their card.Michael, frustrated that no one is playing properly, attempts to demonstrate how to play, by approaching Kelly as she walks into the room and speaking in a stereotypical Indian accent.