South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future
In 2002, Anita and Me was adapted into a successful film. The screenplay was written by Meera Syal who also starred in the film.
Anita and Me is a 1996 novel by Meera Syal. Described as a semi-autobiographical novel, it tells the story of Meena, a member of the only Punjabi family in the mining village of Tollington in Birmingham.