Meera Syal - Meera Syal was born on June 27, 1961 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England as Feroza Syal. She is an actress and writer, known for Beautiful Thing (1996), The Kumars at No. 42 (2001) and Scoop (2006). She has been married to Sanjeev Bhaskar since January 21, 2005. They have 1 child. Her parents moved to England from New Delhi before she was born.