Office Scoop: Kelly Kapoor's New Boy Toy Is...

Longtime Office lovebirds Kelly Kapoor and Ryan Howard are headed for heartbreak, but Mindy Kaling’s alter-ego won’t be lonely for long.

Heroes alum Sendhil Ramamurthy has been been tasked with swooping in to romance the adorably clueless paper pusher, TVLine has confirmed.

“[Ryan and Kelly] go through a heart-wrenching break-up,” B.J. Novak tells TV Guide Magazine, who first reported the casting news. “[They] end up becoming bitter enemies in the office when she falls in love with an Indian doctor. He’s very handsome and a much, much better match for Kelly than Ryan is.”

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Ramamurthy — who now co-stars on USA Network’s Covert Affairs — is currently slated to appear in just one Office episode.