Meera Syal

Meera Syal

English author and actress
Meera Syal CBE FRSL is a British comedian, writer, playwright, singer, journalist and actress. She rose to prominence as one of the team that created Goodness Gracious Me and portraying Sanjeev's grandmother, Ummi, in The Kumars at No. 42.Wikipedia
BornJune 27, 1961
HometownWolverhampton, England
SpouseSanjeev Bhaskar (m 2005 - present) , Shekhar Bhatia (m 1989 - 2002)
ChildrenChameli Bhatia , Shaan Bhaskar
ParentsSurrinder Uppal , Surendra Syal
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Coming soon: Kristin Scott Thomas, Penelope Wilton, Meera Syal and Joanna Scanlan star in Brexit Shorts

A year after the EU referendum result revealed a deeply divided nation, the Guardian and Headlong theatre company present Brexit Shorts. This major new series of online dramas stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Penelope Wilton, Meera Syal, Steffan Rhodri, Bronagh Gallagher, Dean Fagan, Nasser Memarzia, Scott Reid and Joanna Scanlan. The first five films will be released at noon BST on Monday 19 June..
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