Meera Syal

English author and actress

1961   -  

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
educated at: University of Manchester
occupation: actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer, author, novelist, writer, stage actor, film actor
award received: Member of the Order of the British Empire, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

Meera Syal (born Feroza Syal; 27 June 1961) is a British-Indian comedian, writer, playwright, singer, journalist, producer and actress. She rose to prominence as one of the team that created Goodness Gracious Me and became one of the UK's best-known Indian personalities portraying Sanjeev's grandmother, Ummi, in The Kumars at No. 42. She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 1997 New Year Honours and in 2003 was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy. She was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to drama and literature.
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