Entertainment Holby City offers new look at Davood Ghadami in first role following EastEnders exit
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"#sleepdeprivedheaven."The star announced her pregnancy back in February, revealing that she was 40 weeks along at the time and was ready for her baby to come at any time.
has offered up a first look at Davood Ghadami's new character on set following on from the star's just last week.
Earlier this month it was confirmed thatafter and he's now set to appear in the BBC One medical drama as Eli Ebrahimi.
And with Davood Ghadami's Holby City debut looming, the show has now shared a new look at Dr Eli on the set of the drama,: "Midweek medic vibes."
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Appearing on Friday's This Morning, Shona also admitted it was 'strange' to make contact with Davood Ghadami, who plays Kush Kazemi, for their recent smooch (pictured) 'It was strange, it was so strange to be able to actually make physical contact, let alone kissing a character. It was very strange!'Fans were stunned after Whitney and Kush were seen kissing in a recent trailer, with viewers excited for some normality.
In the picture, Ghadami is seen wearing blue scrubs and a face mask, as he sat at a desk and posed with two thumbs up to the camera.
"all masked up and ready to roll," the Holby City account continued, before adding the hashtags "#eliebrahimi", "#newkidontheblock" and "#wegotthis".
Eli Ebrahimi is described as a talented Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon who's excitable, passionate, exploding with energy, and as someone who puts work above everything.
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In soap speak, that typically means that his colleagues will love him but things in his personal life are more complicated as he struggles to make his loved ones his top priority.
Davood Ghadami: Emotional EastEnders exit scenes required zero acting
Former 'EastEnders' star Davood Ghadami has admitted some of his emotional exit scenes last night (19.04.21) required "zero acting", and he admitted the moments with his co-stars "before and after they call action" are his "favourite memories" from his seven years on the soap. He added: "I will miss playing Kush - silly sausage might just have had too big a heart. But its in the bits just before and after they call 'action' where my favourite memories are. Im a very, very lucky chap. Thank you all for watching. Kush. Out. On to the next chapter....
News of Ghadami's casting came just before the actor's, with the star wrapping up his six-year stint on the soap with dramatic scenes last week.
In his final episode, which was broadcast on April 19,when he was pushed in front of a London Underground train by Gray Atkins during his attempt to flee Walford.
Speaking about his new role, Ghadami said: "I am absolutely thrilled to be joining such a brilliant show. Holby City is renowned for its quality storytelling and I'm excited for the audience to meet Eli and watch the drama that unfolds on his arrival!"
Holby City airs Tuesday nights on BBC One.
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