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Meera Syal

Mostly Credited As: Meera Syal
Sometimes Credited As: Feroza Syal

Birth Name: Feroza Syal
Date Of Birth: June 27, 1961 (Age 53)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England

Meera Syal



TV Appearances

Main cast 
All About Two (2014)As: Herself
The Kumars (2014)As: Granny
The Boy In the Dress (2014)As: Jaspreet
Broadchurch (2013)As: Judge Sonia Sharma (Series 2-present)
Beautiful People (2008) (2008)As: Aunty Hayley
When Were we Funniest? (2008)As: Herself
Jekyll (2007)As: Miranda Callendar
Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee (2005)As: Sunita
Murder Investigation Team (2003)As: DCI Anita Wishart (2005)
All About Me (2002)As: Rupinder Craddock (S01)
The Kumars at No 42 (2001)As: Granny
Bedtime (2001)As: Ruby (Series 1)
Goodness Gracious Me (1998)As: Various
Keeping Mum (1997)As: Tina Beare
Band Of Gold (1995)As: Anne Denver
The Real McCoy (1991)As: Various Characters
Episode Cast Credits 

Crackanory (2013) 
  Johnny Vegas, Meera Syal 02x04: (Oct/15/2014) As Herself 

The Chase: Celebrity Special (2011) 
  Meera Syal, David Emanuel, Kyran Bracken, Johnny Vegas 04x02: (Sep/06/2014) As Herself 

Original Comedy Shorts (2014) 
  Meera Syal's Playback 01x01: (Jun/01/2014) As Mala, [Starring Roles]

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  May 21, 2014 15x141: (May/21/2014) As Herself 
  June 4, 2009 10x155: (Jun/04/2009) As Herself 
  November 18, 2008 09x323: (Nov/18/2008) As Herself 

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 4, Show 180 04x180: (May/15/2014) As Herself 
  Series 2, Show 167 02x167: (May/09/2012) As Herself 
  Series 1, Show 157 01x157: (Apr/12/2011) As Herself 

The Paul O'Grady Show (2013) (2013) 
  Series 2, Episode 13 02x13: (May/14/2014) As Herself 

Silk (2011) 
  Series 3, Episode 3 03x03: (Mar/10/2014) As Aisha Wiseman 

Loose Women (1999) 
  Beverley Knight, Sanjeev Bhaskar & Meera Syal 18x98: (Feb/12/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Series 16, Show 157 16x157: (Apr/20/2012) As Herself, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Series 16, Show 99 16x99: (Jan/27/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Series 15, Show 33 15x33: (Oct/20/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Alan Titchmarsh Show (2007) 
  Series 14, Episode 3 14x03: (Jan/22/2014) As Herself 
  Series 9, Episode 27 09x27: (Oct/11/2011) As Herself 
  Series 7, Episode 3 07x03: (Sep/29/2010) As Herself 

The One Show (2006) 
  January 22, 2014 08x113: (Jan/22/2014) As Herself 
  July 22, 2010 05x09: (Jul/22/2010) As Herself 
  September 29, 2008 03x50: (Sep/29/2008) As Herself 

Sunday Brunch (2012) 
  Reeves & Mortimer, Samuel West, Meera Syal, The Vamps 02x49: (Jan/19/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Pointless Celebrities (2011) 
  Series 5, Episode 4 05x04: (Oct/12/2013) As Herself 

Daybreak (2010) 
  July 2, 2013 03x210: (Jul/02/2013) As Herself 

Family Tree (2013) 
  The Austerity Games 01x03: (Jun/02/2013) As Chitra (There Goes the Neighbourhood), [Co-Guest Stars]
  The Box 01x01: (May/12/2013) As Chitra (There Goes the Neighbourhood), [Co-Guest Stars]

Nation's Best Am Dram (2012) 
  Series 1 - Episode 5 01x05: (Dec/12/2012) As Herself (Guest Judge), [Starring Roles]

Hunted (2012) 
  Polyhedrus 01x06: (Nov/08/2012) As Fatima Zahir 
  Ambassadors 01x05: (Nov/01/2012) As Fatima Zahir 

12 Again (2012) 
  Series 1, Episode 8 01x08: (Jun/03/2012) As Herself, [Featuring]

Jo Brand's Big Splash (2011) 
  Episode 4 01x04: (Oct/13/2011) As Herself 

The Wright Stuff (2000) 
  April 15, 2011 12x70: (Apr/15/2011) As Herself 
  November 19, 2009 10x194: (Nov/19/2009) As Herself 

Fern (2011) 
  Series 1, Show 10 01x10: (Apr/08/2011) As Herself 

The 5 O'Clock Show (2010) 
  Series 1, Show 17 01x17: (Jun/22/2010) As Herself 

Doctor Who (2005) 
  Cold Blood (2) 05x09: (May/29/2010) As Nasreen Chaudhry 
  The Hungry Earth (1) 05x08: (May/22/2010) As Nasreen Chaudhry 

This Morning (1988) 
  May 21, 2010 22x179: (May/21/2010) As Herself 
  June 4, 2009 21x185: (Jun/04/2009) As Herself 

GMTV (1993) 
  April 1, 2010 18x91: (Apr/01/2010) As Herself 

The New Paul O'Grady Show (2006) 
  Series 8, Show 47 08x47: (Nov/24/2009) As Herself 
  Series 4, Show 25 04x25: (Oct/19/2007) As Herself 

Holby City (1999) 
  The Blind Side 11x45: (Aug/18/2009) As Tara Sodi 

Horrible Histories (2009) 
  Series 1, Episode 2 01x02: (Apr/23/2009) As Herself 
  Series 1, Episode 1 01x01: (Apr/16/2009) As Herself 

School's Out (2006) 
  Series 2, Episode 8 02x08: (Sep/01/2007) As Herself 

Parkinson (2004) (2004) 
  Jonathan Miller, Ken Dodd, Meera Syal, Travis 06x07: (Jun/23/2007) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Lauren Bacall, Olivia Newton-John, Meera Syal 02x09: (Apr/09/2005) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind (2004) 
  Series 3, Episode 6 03x06: (Apr/30/2006) As Herself 

8 out of 10 Cats (2005) 
  Sally Phillips, Alan Carr, Chris O'Dowd, Meera Syal 02x04: (Mar/03/2006) As Herself 

Who Do You Think You Are? (UK) (2004) 
  Meera Syal 01x09: (Dec/07/2004) As Herself 

QI (2003) 
  Aquatic Animals 01x03: (Sep/18/2003) As Herself 

Patrick Kielty Almost Live! (1998) 
  Series 6, Show 4 06x04: (Jul/11/2003) As Herself 

Johnny Vaughan Tonight (2002) 
  Series 3, Show 6 03x06: (Feb/17/2003) As Herself 

Fat Friends (2000) 
  When The Fat Lady Sings 01x06: (Nov/16/2000) As Aysha Kapoor 
  Growing Pains 01x04: (Nov/02/2000) As Aysha Kapoor 
  Fat Free 01x03: (Oct/26/2000) As Aysha Kapoor 
  Fat Chance 01x02: (Oct/19/2000) As Aysha Kapoor 

Parkinson (1998) (1998) 
  Trevor McDonald, Tom Courtenay, Meera Syal, Barry White 04x06: (Oct/13/2000) As Herself, [Interviewees]

It's Only TV But I Like It (1999) 
  Shaun Williamson, Donna Air, Meera Syal, Norman Wisdom 02x05: (Mar/23/2000) As Herself 

The Strangerers (2000) 
  Angels 01x06: (Mar/21/2000) As Volunteer 

Jools' Annual Hootenanny (1994) 
  Jools' Millennium Hootenanny 01x07: (Dec/31/1999) As Herself 

Room 101 (1994) 
  Meera Syal 04x06: (Aug/27/1999) As Herself 

Have I Got News for You (1990) 
  Meera Syal, Brian Sewell 17x06: (May/21/1999) As Herself 
  Amanda Platell, Meera Syal 05x05: (May/14/1993) As Herself 
  Meera Syal, Chris Tarrant 04x07: (Nov/27/1992) As Herself 

Soldier Soldier (1991) 
  Stick Together 05x12: (Nov/21/1995) As Sangita Sharma 
  Love and War 05x09: (Oct/31/1995) As Sangita Sharma 
  The Army Game 05x08: (Oct/24/1995) As Sangita Sharma 

The Bill (1984) 
  Some You Lose 11x110: (Sep/28/1995) As Miss Choudry 
  Knowing the Score 11x109: (Sep/26/1995) As Miss Choudry 
  Reputations 07x56: (Jul/11/1991) As Linda Morgan 
  Machines 07x06: (Jan/17/1991) As Solicitor 

Absolutely Fabulous (1992) 
  New Best Friend 02x04: (Feb/24/1994) As Suzy 

Taggart (1983) 
  Double Exposure 07x03: (Jan/30/1992) As Sharon Lal 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Goodness Gracious Me (1998)• Music

Episode Crew


Little Crackers (2010) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Meera Syal's Little Cracker 01x12 Dec/25/2010 As: Director, Writer
Goodness Gracious Me (1998) (Credited in 14 episodes from this show) 
 
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GGM: Back Where They Came From   Feb/19/2001 As: Writer
Xmas Special   Dec/23/1998 As: Writer
Series 2, Episode 6 02x06 Dec/18/1998 As: Writer
Series 3, Episode 3 03x03 Mar/10/2000 As: Writer
GGM Live on the Road 99   Jul/24/1999 As: Writer
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