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Meera Syal on India's surrogacy industry

When she penned comedies like Bhaji on the Beach and Goodness Gracious Me, Meera Syal looked to her own family's experiences to tell stories about the lives of Asian women.

But it was a chance viewing of a BBC documentary about India's multi-billion pound surrogacy industry that spurred her to write her latest novel, The House of Hidden Mothers. Meera spoke to BBC Breakfast about writing the book.

  • 02 Jun 2015
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