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Meera Syal
Meera Syal

Meera Syal

  • 63 years old
  • English
  • Actor, writer and composer
Meera Syal

Meera Syal is a 63-year-old English actor, writer and composer.

Year Production Role
2024 We Are Lady Parts - Series 2
  1. E1 - Villain Era
  2. E5 - Funny Muslim Song
  3. E6 - The Reason
Sister Squire
2023 Whatever Happened To Baby Jane Austen? - Series 2
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Mrs Ragnarrok
2022 Gossip And Goddesses With Granny Kumar - Series 2
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Writer
2022 Gossip And Goddesses With Granny Kumar - Series 2
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Granny Kumar
2022 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains - Series 4
  1. E11 - Episode Eleven
Guest
2022 Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable - Series 3
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2022 Morecambe & Wise: 30 Funniest Moments Narrator
2022 The National Comedy Awards - 2022 Self
2022 Love Marriage By Monica Ali
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Narrator
2021 Beena And Amrit Amrit
2021 Code 404 - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E4 - Episode Four
  4. E6 - Episode Six
Elizabeth Churchland
2021 Back To Life - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Gaia
2021 Raj! Creator
2021 Raj!
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The Rajmata
2021 Gossip And Goddesses With Granny Kumar - Series 1
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Composer
2021 Gossip And Goddesses With Granny Kumar - Series 1
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Writer
2021 Gossip And Goddesses With Granny Kumar - Series 1
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Granny Kumar
2020 Comedians: Home Alone
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2020 What's Funny About... - Series 1
  1. E5 - Goodness Gracious Me
Guest
2020 Kate & Koji - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Dr. Ayesha Radwan
2020 Imagine... Lenny Henry Self
2019 Lenny Henry's Race Through Comedy
  1. E3 - Sketch
Self
2019 Yesterday Sheila Malik
2019 Mrs Sidhu Investigates - Mrs Sidhu's Deadly Highland Game
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Mrs Sidhu
2019 Ed Reardon's Week - Series 13
  1. E3 - Bezzies
Eleanor
2018 Patrick Headteacher
2018 Nativity Rocks! Actor
2018 Goodness Gracious Me - 20 Years Innit! Self
2018 Funny Women: Jo Brand Self
2017 Paddington 2 Prosecutor
2017 Mrs Sidhu Investigates - Murder With Masala Mrs Sidhu
2017 Bindi Business - Series 2
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Bindi
2017 John Bishop In Conversation With... - Series 2
  1. E9 - Meera Syal
Guest
2017 Don't Ask Me Ask Britain
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2017 Parental Guidance Anusha Parera
2017 We Have Been Watching
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Self
2016 Walliams & Friend - Series 1
  1. E4 - Meera Syal
Various
2016 Duck Quacks Don't Echo - Series 5
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. Special - Best Of
Guest
2016 Room 101 - Series 5
  1. E5 - Shaun Ryder, Sam Simmons, Meera Syal
  2. Special - Best Of Series 5
Guest
2015 Bindi Business - Series 1
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Bindi
2015 Goodness Gracious Me - India Special Writer
2015 Goodness Gracious Me - India Special Various
2015 Absolutely Anything Fiona
2015 The Man Who Wore Sanitary Pads Amma
2015 Amar Akbar & Tony Honey
2014 The Boy In The Dress Jaspreet
2014 Psychobitches - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Hera
2014 Crackanory - Series 2
  1. E4 - Self Storage & The Obituary Writer
Host / Presenter
2014 The Job Lot - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Jamina McNaulty
2014 Goodness Gracious Me - Reunion Special Writer
2014 Goodness Gracious Me - Reunion Special Various
2014 Meera Syal's Playback Writer
2014 Meera Syal's Playback Mala
2014 All About TWO Regular Panellist
2014 The Kumars
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Ummi
2013 Family Tree
  1. E1 - The Box
  2. E3 - The Austerity Games
'There Goes the Neighbourhood' - Chitra
2013 Love Matters
  1. E5 - A Nice Arrangement
Sat's Mum
2013 I've Never Seen Star Wars - Series 5
  1. E1 - Meera Syal
Guest
2012 Meera Syal's Asian Comedy Story Host / Presenter
2011 Jo Brand's Big Splash
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2011 Curb Your Judaism Guest
2011 QI - Making Of Special
  1. QI Genesis
Guest
2011 Jennifer Saunders: Laughing At The 90s Self
2011 Horrible Histories With Stephen Fry Self
2011 My Teenage Diary - Series 2
  1. E4 - Meera Syal
Guest
2010 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2010
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Writer
2010 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2010
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Self
2009 Beautiful People - Series 2
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Aunty Hayley
2009 Shappi Talk - Series 1
  1. E1 - Racism
Self
2009 Mumbai Calling - Series 1
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Script Development
2009 Horrible Histories - Series 1
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Self
2008 Beautiful People - Series 1
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Aunty Hayley
2008 Clive Anderson's Chat Room - Series 5
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2008 When Were We Funniest? Host / Presenter
2007 Kingdom - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Headteacher
2006 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 7 Ummi
2006 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2005 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 6 Ummi
2005 The Comedians' Comedian Self
2004 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 5 Ummi
2004 The All Star Comedy Show
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Ensemble Actor
2003 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 4 Ummi
2003 QI - Series A
  1. E3 - Aquatic Animals
Guest
2003 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 3 Ummi
2002 Linda Green - Series 2
  1. E3 - New England
Sukie
2002 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 2 Ummi
2002 All About Me - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Rupinder
2001 The Kumars At No. 42 - Series 1
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Ummi
2001 Bedtime - Series 1
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Ruby
2001 Late Various
2001 Double Income, No Kids Yet - Series 1
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Katie
2001 Goodness Gracious Me - Back Where They Came From Writer
2001 Goodness Gracious Me - Back Where They Came From Various
2000 Fat Friends - Series 1
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  1. E2 - Fat Chance
  2. E3 - Fat Free
  3. E4 - Growing Pains
  4. E6 - When the Fat Lady Sings
Aysha Kapoor
2000 In Conversation With - Series 2
  1. E4 - Meera Syal
Self
2000 The Strangerers
  1. E6 - Angels
Volunteer
2000 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3
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Writer
2000 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3
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Various
2000 Five Squeezy Pieces - Series 2 Writer
2000 Five Squeezy Pieces - Series 2 Ensemble Actor
1999 Room 101 - Series 4
  1. E6 - Meera Syal
Guest
1999 Goodness Gracious Me - Goodness Gracious Me Night
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Writer
1999 Goodness Gracious Me - Goodness Gracious Me Night
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Various
1999 Have I Got News For You - Series 17
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
1999 The World As We Know It
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  1. E1 - The End
  2. E2 - The Election
  3. E3 - Babytalk
  4. E4 - Around the World in 80 Hours or the Bank Holiday Episode
  5. E5 - The Murderer Is in This Very Room
  6. E6 - Donna's Leaving Do
Donna
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Composer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2
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Writer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2
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Various
1998 The News Quiz - Series 40
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
1998 Five Squeezy Pieces - Series 1 Writer
1998 Five Squeezy Pieces - Series 1 Ensemble Actor
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E4 - Episode Four
  4. E5 - Episode Five
  5. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E4 - Episode Four
  4. E5 - Episode Five
  5. E6 - Episode Six
Various
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Composer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1
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Writer
1998 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1
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Various
1997 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
Writer
1997 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
Various
1997 Keeping Mum - Series 1
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  1. E1 - The Promotion
  2. E2 - The Funeral
  3. E4 - The Accident
  4. E5 - The Dog
  5. E6 - The Last Will
  6. E7 - The Oysters
Tina Beare
1997 Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation - Series 3
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Ensemble Actor
1997 Week Ending - Series 81
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Ensemble Actor
1996 Drop The Dead Donkey - Series 5
  1. E12 - Sex 'N' Death
Barmaid
1996 Crossing The Floor Reporter
1996 Week Ending - Series 80
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
  3. E8 - Episode Eight
  4. E14 - Episode Fourteen
Ensemble Actor
1996 Masala FM
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
1996 Masala FM
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Ensemble Actor
1996 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
Writer
1996 Goodness Gracious Me - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
Various
1996 Week Ending - Series 79
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Ensemble Actor
1996 Beautiful Thing Miss Chauhan
1996 Week Ending - Series 78
  1. E12 - Episode Twelve
Ensemble Actor
1996 Jo Brand Through The Cakehole - Series 2
  1. E4 - A Bit Racey
Writer (Additional Material)
1996 Jo Brand Through The Cakehole - Series 2
  1. E4 - A Bit Racey
Ensemble Actor
1996 The Real McCoy - Series 5
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E5 - Episode Five
Writer
1996 The Real McCoy - Series 5
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Various
1995 Jack & Jeremy's Police 4 WPC April Panesar
1995 Week Ending - Series 76
  1. E16 - Episode Sixteen
Ensemble Actor
1994 The Real McCoy - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
1994 The Real McCoy - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Various
1994 Absolutely Fabulous - Series 2
  1. E4 - New Best Friend
Suzy
1994 Bhaji On The Beach Creator
1994 Bhaji On The Beach Writer
1993 Sean's Show - Series 2
  1. E4 - Tea With Agatha
  2. E5 - Great Socks
  3. E6 - Episode Six
Trudy
1993 Have I Got News For You - Series 5
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
1993 The Real McCoy - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
Writer
1993 The Real McCoy - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Various
1992 Have I Got News For You - Series 4
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
1992 The Real McCoy - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
1992 The Real McCoy - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E6 - Episode Six
Various
1991 The Real McCoy - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E5 - Episode Five
  4. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
1991 The Real McCoy - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E5 - Episode Five
  4. E6 - Episode Six
Various
1988 Comic Relief
  1. E17 - Comic Relief 2019
  2. E19 - Comic Relief 2021
Self
1987 Tandoori Nights - Series 2
  1. E1 - Bring On The Dancing Girls
  2. E2 - Welcome Home Sweetie
Writer
1985 The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole - Series 1 (as Feroza Syal)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Mrs. Singh

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Meera Syal on IMDb

Born
Tuesday 27th June 1961 (63 years-old)
Birth name
Feroza Syal
Nationality
English
BAFTA Television Awards 2023
BAFTA Fellowship (Winner)
Women In Film & TV Awards 2023
Lifetime Achievement Award (Winner)
Comedy Women In Print Prize 2021
Witty Woman of the Year Award (Winner)
BAFTA Television Awards 2003
Best Entertainment Performance (Nominee)
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