Meera Syal

27 Jun 1961


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.


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Filmography (10 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Paddington 2
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Animation
Role: Actor (as Prosecutor)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Nobody (voice))
(movie, 2015)
···Absolutely Anything
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Fiona)
(movie, 2012)
···All in Good Time
Role: Actor (as Lopa)
(movie, 2009)
···Desert Flower
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Pushpa Patel)
(movie, 2006)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Joe's Co-Passenger #3)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Various)
(movie, 1998)
···Girls' Night
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Carmen)
(movie, 1996)
···Beautiful Thing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Miss Chauhan)
(series, 1995)
···Band of Gold
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Anne Denver)