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Meera Syal

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.

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Jun 27, 1961 In Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series An Audience with... 1978-01-08
Latest Project:
Movie Spin 2021-08-13
Known For
Poster of Better Than the Original: The Joy of the Cover Version
Poster of Original Comedy Shorts
Poster of When Were We Funniest?
Poster of Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee
Movie Spin Asha 2021-08-13
Series Kate & Koji Dr Ayesha Radwan 2020-03-18
Movie Dragon Rider Subisha Gulab (voice) 2020-10-15
Movie Yesterday Sheila Malik 2019-06-27
Movie To Provide All People District Nurse 2018-06-28
Movie Patrick Miss Phillips 2018-06-29
Movie The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Cook 2018-10-26
Movie Nativity Rocks! Nina 2018-11-23
Movie Paddington 2 Prosecutor 2017-11-09
Movie Alice Through the Looking Glass Nobody (voice) 2016-05-25
Movie Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo and Juliet Nurse 2016-07-07
Series Walliams & Friend Various 2016-11-28
Series John Bishop: In Conversation With... Herself 2016-09-01
Movie Doctor Strange Dr. Patel 2016-10-25
Movie Amar Akbar & Tony Honey 2015-04-17
Movie National Theatre Live: Behind the Beautiful Forevers 2015-01-01
Movie Absolutely Anything Fiona 2015-06-26
Series Better Than the Original: The Joy of the Cover Version 2015-11-06
Series The Musketeers Unknown 2014-01-19
Movie The Boy in the Dress Jaspreet 2014-12-26
Series Original Comedy Shorts Unknown 2014-06-01
Movie All in Good Time Lopa 2012-05-11
Movie You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Dia's Mother 2010-05-23
Series Little Crackers Herself 2010-12-19
Movie Mad Sad & Bad Rashmi 2009-07-31
Movie Desert Flower Pushpa Patel 2009-09-24
Series When Were We Funniest? 2008-02-28
Movie Jhoom Barabar Jhoom Satvinder’s mother 2007-06-15
Series Kingdom Unknown 2007-04-22
Series Jekyll Miranda 2007-06-16
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2007-09-03
Movie The Children's Party at the Palace Mary (The BFG) 2006-06-25
Series School's Out Unknown 2006-04-19
Movie Scoop Joe's Co-Passenger 2006-07-27
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series The Amazing Mrs Pritchard 2006-10-03
Series Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee 2005-05-10
Series Doctor Who Nasreen Chaudhry 2005-03-26
Series 8 out of 10 Cats Herself 2005-06-03
Series Monkey Trousers 2005-05-20
Series Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind Unknown 2004-04-23
Series Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown 2004-10-12
Series Murder Investigation Team 2003-05-03
Series QI Panellist 2003-09-11
Series The Jury Unknown 2002-02-17
Series Johnny Vaughan Tonight Unknown 2002-01-07
Series All About Me 2002-03-08
Movie Anita and Me Auntie Shaila 2002-11-22
Series In Deep Unknown 2001-02-19
Series The Kumars at No. 42 2001-11-12
Series Bedtime 2001-08-28
Series The Strangerers Unknown 2000-02-15
Series Fat Friends Unknown 2000-10-12
Movie Forgive and Forget Judith Adams 2000-06-12
Series It's Only TV But I Like It Unknown 1999-06-03
Movie Girls' Night Carmen 1998-06-26
Series Keeping Mum 1997-04-17
Series Midsomer Murders Clara Myerscough 1997-03-23
Series Holding On Unknown 1997-09-08
Movie Beautiful Thing Miss Chauhan 1996-06-21
Series Goodness Gracious Me 1996-07-05
Movie Crossing the Floor Reporter 1996-10-05
Movie Memsahib Rita Unumma 1994-01-01
Movie O Mary This London Ranting woman 1994-03-30
Series Room 101 Unknown 1994-07-04
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Absolutely Fabulous Unknown 1992-11-12
Series The Real McCoy 1991-05-10
Series Drop the Dead Donkey Unknown 1990-08-09
Series Have I Got News for You Herself 1990-09-28
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Unknown 1987-08-02
Movie Sammy and Rosie Get Laid Rani 1987-10-30
Movie Handsworth Songs Voice Over 1986-01-01
Movie Majdhar 1984-01-01
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16
Series Natural World Narrator 1983-10-30
Series Taggart Unknown 1983-09-06
Series An Audience with... Herself 1978-01-08