Meron Getnet is an Ethiopian actress. A revered film and TV star in Ethiopia, she is best known for her role as Meaza Ashenafi in the critically acclaimed film D
Starting in 2013, Getnet starred in the Ethiopian drama TV series Dana in which she played a reporter named Helina.
Getnet made her debut onto the international film scene in Difret in 2014, in which she plays Meaza Ashenafi, a female lawyer who vigorously fights patriarchal tradition.
In September 2014, at the premiere of Difret in Addis Ababa, the screening was abruptly cancelled due to a court order against its showing in Ethiopia. This left those in the audience stunned with Getnet, who was in attendance, visibly distraught.