Meera Syal CBE receives the BAFTA Fellowship

Veena Patel



Meera Syal CBE has received a BAFTA Fellowship at tonight’s BAFTA Television Awards being held in London.

Meera Syal CBE is an award-winning and nationally beloved actor, screenwriter and novelist. She has brought her distinctive voice to the UK’s creative arts across multiple artistic genres over four decades, with over 140 credits and counting.

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Meera Syal said: “I am thrilled and honoured to be the recipient of the BAFTA Fellowship. I am particularly delighted that this year’s award is twinned with opportunities to mentor and support participants in BAFTA’s learning programme – where I hope to engage with many talented practitioners and continue working to make BAFTA a truly representative and celebratory place for all our creatives. And I am grateful for the chance to pay forward the opportunities and experiences I have been lucky enough to have over my career.”