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Meera Syal

Wrote her first novel, Anita and Me, in 1996. Appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1997. Featured on the British number one record, "Spirit in the Sky," performing with Gareth Gates and her co-stars from The Kumars at No.42, in aid of Comic Relief, in 2003. Voted one of the 50 funniest people in Britain by The Guardian in 2003. While on the BBC show Who Do You Think You Are?, discovered that both of her grandfathers were involved in the struggle for independence in India. Was a guest at Prince Charles' wedding to Camilla Parker Bowles in 2005. Played Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2012. Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2015, for her services to Drama and Literature.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
90% Doctor Strange
  • Dr. Patel
2016
30% Alice Through the Looking Glass
  • Nobody
2016
No Score Yet Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's Romeo And Juliet
  • The Nurse
2016
65% All In Good Time
  • Lopa
2012
50% Desert Flower
  • Pushpa
2011
No Score Yet Handsworth Songs
  • Actor
2011
45% You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
  • Dia's Mother
2010
29% Mad, Sad & Bad
  • Actor
2009
40% Scoop
  • Joe's Co-Passenger No. 3
2006
No Score Yet Kumars at Number 42
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet Salaam Bombay Dreams
  • Actor
2004
67% Anita & Me
  • Meena's aunt
  • Screenwriter
2002
No Score Yet Forgive and Forget
  • Judith Adams
2000
90% Beautiful Thing
  • Miss Chauhan
1996
88% Bhaji On the Beach
  • Screenwriter
1995
No Score Yet My Sister-Wife
  • Actor
1992
88% Sammy and Rosie
  • Ranii
1987

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Absolutely Fabulous
1992-2012
  • Suzy
53% The Brink
2015
  • Naeema
No Score Yet New Tricks
2003-2013
  • Baroness Samira Khan
88% Doctor Who
2006-2016
  • Actor

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