Meera Syal

Meera Syal

Highest Rated: 87% Bhaji on the Beach (1993)

Lowest Rated: 0% Nativity Rocks! (2018)

Birthday: Jun 27, 1961

Birthplace: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, UK

British actress Meera Syal played a variety of strong roles in Hollywood cinema. Syal began her acting career appearing mainly in films, such as "Majdhar" (1984), "Sammy and Rosie Get Laid" (1987) with Shashi Kapoor and the Glen Berry dramatic adaptation "Beautiful Thing" (1996). Syal also contributed her voice to characters in the Handsworth Welfare Association documentary "Handsworth Songs" (1986). Her film career continued throughout the nineties and the early 2000s in productions like the comedic drama "Girls' Night" (1998) with Brenda Blethyn, the Lynn Redgrave dramatic adaptation "Anita & Me" (2002) and "Scoop" (2006) with Scarlett Johansson. She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Doctor Who" (BBC, 2004-). Recently, she tackled roles in "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger" (2010) with Anthony Hopkins, the dramatic adaptation "Desert Flower" (2011) with Liya Kebede and the comedy "Rafta Rafta" (2012) with Reece Ritchie. She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Broadchurch" (BBC, 2012-). Syal most recently acted in the comedy "Amar Akbar & Tony" (2015) with Rez Kempton. Syal was married to Sanjeev Bhaskar.

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Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dragon Rider Subisha Gulab (Voice) - 2020
70% No Score Yet Dragon Rider Unknown (Character) - 2019
0% 39% Nativity Rocks! Unknown (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet 31% Amar, Akbar & Tony Honey (Character) - 2015
64% 53% All in Good Time Lopa (Character) - 2012
29% 31% Mad Sad & Bad Rashmi (Character) - 2009
50% 72% Desert Flower Pushpa Patel (Character) $44.3K 2009
67% 58% Anita & Me Auntie Shaila (Character),
Writer
- 2002
No Score Yet 68% Forgive and Forget Judith Adams (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 50% Girls' Night Carmen (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flight Tasleema (Character) - 1996
87% 59% Bhaji on the Beach Writer (Screenplay) - 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Sister Wife Farah Khan (Character) - 1992
80% 82% Sammy and Rosie Get Laid Rani (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet 100% A Little Princess Anna (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Majdhar Unknown (Character) - 1984

TV

Credit
76% 96% The Split Goldie (Character) 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Goodness Gracious Me Unknown (Character) 2017 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Walliams & Friend Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Job Lot Unknown (Character) 2014-2015
92% 92% Broadchurch Judge Sonia Sharma (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crackanory Narrator 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Kumars Unknown (Character) 2014
81% 92% Family Tree Chitra (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Now That's History! Narrator 2013
92% 64% Doctor Who Nasreen Chaudhry (Guest Star) 2010
88% 94% Kingdom Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder Investigation Team Unknown (Character) 2005 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Kumars at No. 42 Sushila (Character) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet QI Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Room 101 Guest 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Goodness Gracious Me Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Voice)
1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Soldier, Soldier Unknown (Character) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bill Solicitor (Character) 1991

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