Meera Jasmine (born Jasmine Mary Joseph on 15 February 1984) is an Indian actress who appears in South Indian films, primarily Malayalam and Tamil films. She was a popular lead actress during the 2000s.
Meera Jasmine won the National Film Award for Best Actress in 2004 for her role in Paadam Onnu: Oru Vilapam, and is a two-time recipient of the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. She also won the Kalaimamani Award from the Government of Tamil Nadu.
The Hindu called her "one of the few actors who could hold her own amongst stars and thespians in Malayalam cinema".
Meera Jasmine was born on 15 February 1984 in a Syrian Christian family in Kuttapuzha village, Thiruvalla, Kerala to Joseph and Aleyamma. She was the fourth of five children.
She has two sisters, Jiby Sara Joseph and Jeny Susan Joseph, who has also acted in films, and two brothers, one of them, George worked as an assistant cinematographer.