Meera completed her Bachelors degree from Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, Michigan, U.S., after which she went on to work in New York in an advertising firm. She also worked at NDTV for couple of months in New Delhi. Soon, she got an offer to work in a South Indian movies. In a short span of time, she has proven her acting abilities. Often known as a tantrum queen, for her attitude of refusing movies then accepting them. A headstrong girl with her own rules and principles, strong-willed mind of her own, has independently and successfully handled her career in the South Indian film industry.
Meera Chopra is originally from the modeling world. Her first film was Anbe Aaruyire (Ah Ahh) produced and directed by S.J. Suryah, in which he played the lead role. The movie was a big hit and she got an instant recognition in Tamil cinema. Later, she went on to do some big Telugu movies and made her name there too. Her last telugu movie Vaana (film), was produced by an ace producer M. S. Raju, where her acting was highly appreciated. Though It is Suryah who was responsible for bringing her into films and who changed her name to Nila, Tamil for Moon