A distraught Alya Nazir is to fall into bed with Jason on Friday after she rows with boyfriend Gary. Alya – who recently lost her father Kal in the Victoria Court fire – will be left shaken in an upcoming episode when Sharif suffers a shock asthma attack.
Overcome with emotion at the thought that she could have lost her granddad so soon after the death of her dad, Alya heads to the Rovers and orders a white wine, only for Gary to point out that it’s Ramadan. When the pair argue, Alya storms out of the pub and, seeing Jason approaching No 11 with some beers, asks to join him.
“Prior to this moment, Alya and Jason have spoken briefly about what she’s going through, so she’s already confided in him a little bit,” explains actress Sair Khan. “She knows Jason is a nice guy who makes the right choices and is honourable. In that moment, she just takes comfort from someone who she thinks understands her. So she makes a move…”
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