Meera Syal

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 ... Read more »
Born: 06/27/1961 in Staffordshire, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (35)

Alice Through the Looking Glass 2016 (Movie)

Nobody (Voice)

Absolutely Anything 2015 (Movie)

Fiona (Actor)

Amar Akbar & Tony 2015 (Movie)

Honey (Actor)

Broadchurch 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Brink 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Family Tree 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rafta Rafta 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

Desert Flower 2011 (Movie)

Pushpa Patel (Actor)

Doctor Who 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Phineas and Ferb 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Voice

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger 2010 (Movie)

Dia's Parent (Actor)

Mad, Sad & Bad 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jekyll 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

What's Eating Victoria Beckham? 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Host

Scoop 2006 (Movie)

Joe's Co-Passenger (Actor)

Goodness Gracious Me 1997 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

MIT: Murder Investigation Team 1997 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Kumars At No. 42 (BBC) 2001 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Kumars At No. 42 Christmas Special 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Anita & Me 2002 (Movie)

(Actor)

Bob and Margaret 1998 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

Linda Green 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Girls' Night 1997 (Movie)

Carmen (Actor)

Beautiful Thing 1996 (Movie)

Miss Chauan (Actor)

Band of Gold 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Absolutely Fabulous 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

A Nice Arrangement 1989 (Movie)

(Actor)

Sammy and Rosie Get Laid 1987 (Movie)

Rani (Actor)

The Little Princess 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Handsworth Songs 1985 (Movie)

(Voice)

Majdhar 1983 (Movie)

Rehana (Actor)

Jekyll (Movie)

(Actor)

Midsomer Murders (Tv Show)

Actor

The Musketeers (Tv Show)

Actor
Writer (4)

Anita & Me 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Anita & Me 2002 (Movie)

(Source Material (from novel))

Bhaji On the Beach 1994 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bhaji On the Beach 1994 (Movie)

(From Story)
Producer (1)

Anita & Me 2002 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

Biography

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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