Meera Syal



Place of birth:

Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, UK:


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Meera Syal MBE (born Feeroza Syal on 27 June 1961) is a British comedienne, writer, playwright, singer, journalist, producer and actress. She rose to prominence as one of the team that created Goodness Gracious Me and became one of the UK's best-known Indian personalities portraying Sanjeev's grandmother, Ummi, in The Kumars at No. 42. She was awarded the MBE in the New Year's Honours List of 1997 and in 2003 was listed in The Observer as one of the fifty funniest acts in British comedy. Description above from the Wikipedia article Meera Syal, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Patrick (2018)
Paddington 2 (2017)
as Prosecutor
Doctor Strange (2016)
as Dr. Patel
Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live: Romeo and Juliet (2016)
as Nurse
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
as Nobody (voice)
Absolutely Anything (2015)
as Fiona
National Theatre Live: Behind the Beautiful Forevers (2015)
The Boy in the Dress (2014)
as Jaspreet
All in Good Time (2012)
as Lopa
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
as Dia's Mother
Desert Flower (2009)
as Pushpa Patel
Mad Sad & Bad (2009)
as Rashmi
Jekyll (2007)
as Miranda
Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007)
as Satvinder’s mother
Scoop (2006)
as Joe's Co-Passenger #3
Anita and Me (2002)
as Auntie Shaila
Forgive and Forget (2000)
as Judith Adams
Girls' Night (1998)
as Carmen
Holding On (1997)
Beautiful Thing (1996)
as Miss Chauhan
Handsworth Songs (1986)
as Voice Over

Production Credits

Anita and Me (2002)
Bhaji on the Beach (1994)