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Syal

Meera . born 1964, British actress and writer of Punjabi origin, who appeared in the TV comedy series Goodness Gracious Me (1998) and The Kumars at No. 42 (2001--02); her screenplays include Bhaji on the Beach (1993)
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India is one of these bourgeoning surrogacy markets that Syal depicts in The House of Hidden Mothers to raise questions about the ethics behind reproductive outsourcing and force readers to reflect upon surrogacy as a neo-colonial practice which constructs women's bodies in India as sites of reproductive exploitation.
42' , Syal was appointed as the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 1997 New Year Honours and the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to drama and literature.
Syal said there was a thin line between the curiosity and happiness of a customer and if it was not managed well, it could turn into anxiety.
Syal was giving evidence at the trial of her daughter, known as Milli, who is accused of thrusting a glass into Christian's face, leaving him needing 14 stitches for cuts to his cheek and eyelid.
Proceeding from the notion that personal "politics and personal identity are defined by place, at the same time as they are constitutive of place" (Dear 251) and that theorists mainly identify physical space and social space as "two types of space superimposed on or coexisting with each other" (Gilbert 103), this essay examines Al-Shaykh and Syal's portrayal of physical and social places in London with a particular focus on urban class and gender subjectivities, intercultural encounters and the appropriation and consumption of cultural markers as well as Al-Shaykh and Syal's thematic and structural reconfigurations of the genre of the urban novel.
Also, present at the event was Sanjeev Bhaskar and Meera Syal, from the BBC comedy show The Kumars at No 42.
A World of Pain: Meera Syal on SelfHarm (9.00pm) Meera Syal examines the rising levels of self-harm in the UK, meeting victims and hearing about the reasons that can lead a person to take such drastic action.
But Wolverhampton comic actress Meera Syal has snubbed the Midlands.
I KNOW a lot of the Kumars is scripted but how brilliant are Me era Syal and Sanje ev Bhaskar at ad-libbing.