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      Meera Syal

      Meera Syal

      Highest Rated: 88% Bhaji on the Beach (1993)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      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.

      Highest rated movies

      Sammy and Rosie Get Laid poster
      Sammy and Rosie Get Laid
      Anita & Me poster
      Anita & Me
      All in Good Time poster
      All in Good Time
      Desert Flower poster
      Desert Flower
      Mad Sad & Bad poster
      Mad Sad & Bad
      Nativity Rocks! poster
      Nativity Rocks!

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      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Almond and the Seahorse Dr. Falmer (Character) - 2022
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Spin: Trailer Unknown (Character) - 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Spin Asha (Character) - 2021
      73% 38% Firedrake the Silver Dragon Subisha Gulab (Voice) - 2020
      0% 41% Nativity Rocks! Unknown (Character) - 2018
      No Score Yet 31% Amar, Akbar & Tony Honey (Character) - 2015
      64% 53% All in Good Time Lopa (Character) - 2012
      50% 72% Desert Flower Pushpa Patel (Character) $44.3K 2009
      29% 31% Mad Sad & Bad Rashmi (Character) - 2009
      71% 58% Anita & Me Auntie Shaila (Character),
      Writer
      - 2002
      No Score Yet 65% 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) - 1997
      88% 59% Bhaji on the Beach Screenwriter - 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet My Sister Wife Farah Khan (Character) - 1992
      75% 83% 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
      100% 86% The Devil's Hour Unknown (Character) 2022
      71% 40% Roar Anu (Character) 2022
      76% 89% The Split Goldie (Character) 2018 2022
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Code 404 Elizabeth Churchland (Character) 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Goodness Gracious Me Unknown (Character),
      Creator,
      Writer
      1998 2008 2017
      92% 92% Broadchurch Judge Sonia Sharma (Guest Star) 2015
      81% 92% Family Tree Chitra (Guest Star) 2013
      90% 67% Doctor Who Nasreen Chaudhry (Guest Star) 2010
      88% 93% Kingdom Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Kumars at No. 42 Sushila (Character) 2003-2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
      No Score Yet 100% QI Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Room 101 Guest 1999