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 Difret. Starting in 2013, Meron Getnet starred in the Ethiopian Drama TV series Dana in which she played a reporter named Helina. Meron Getnet made her debut onto the international film scene in the critically acclaimed film Difret in 2014. In the film she plays Meaza Ashenafi, a female lawyer who vigorously fights patriarchal tradition. In September 2014, at the premiere of the film Difret in Addis Ababa, the screening of the film was abruptly cancelled due to a court order against the showing of the film in Ethiopia. This left those in the audience stunned with Meron Getnet, who was in attendance, visibly distraught about the incident.