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VIDEO: The Mindy Project's Chris Messina Busts a Move to Aaliyah

VIDEO: The Mindy Project's Chris Messina Busts a Move to Aaliyah

Originally posted 12/04/2013 02:00PM

Leave it to The Mindy Project to provide a true Christmas miracle.

On Tuesday's episode of the FOX series, Dr. Mindy Lahiri (Mindy Kaling) received the best possible secret Santa gift imaginable from fellow physician Dr. Danny Castellano (Chris Messina): a private performance of the dance sequence from Aaliyah's "Try Again."

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How Mindy Kaling Gets Ready to Smooch Hot Guys on TV

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How Mindy Kaling Gets Ready to Smooch Hot Guys on The Mindy Project

Originally posted 10/05/2012 10:25AM

When you write, produce and act in your own series, finding hunky costars to kiss is definitely in the script, breakout TV star Mindy Kaling says of her sassy new FOX show, The Mindy Project.

"By design I've been kissing lots of good-looking guys on my show," says Kaling, 33, as she rattles off a list of stars with whom she's smooched, including Bill Hader and Chris Messina.

A true professional, the former star of The Office and author of Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) wants fans to know she's giving it her all for her craft – and she's happy to kiss and tell.

"When I kiss someone on camera, it's more than a breath mint," she said. "I do the whole teeth-brushing thing. I want to give 100 percent."

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