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The Panesars arrive in EastEnders - first look at new family's debut

Ben Mitchell immediately makes an enemy of the newcomers

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Published: Thursday, 3rd October 2019 at 10:01 pm

EastEnders' newest family the Panesars will make their long-awaited debut and immediately establish a feud with Ben Mitchell (Max Bowden) when a dodgy deal comes back to haunt him.


Wide boy Ben recently stole a car which belonged to Kheerat Panesar (Jaz Deol), who is the eldest of three brothers set to stir things up in Walford when they settle in this autumn.

Kheerat, and middle sibling Jags Panesar (Amar Adatia), follow the trail of the motor crime and decide to pay Ben a visit at home - and the confrontation is far from cordial.

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Brand new pictures from scenes airing on Friday 4th October, the boys mean business and it appears cocky Ben may have met his match when Kheerat and Jags issue a stark warning…

The Panesars, EastEnders' first ever Sikh family, are described as a force to be reckoned with, as executive producer Jon Sen teased: "The family bring their own unique blend of charm and chaos onto the Square.

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"A British Asian family of Punjabi Sikh heritage, Kheerat, Jags and youngest sibling Vinny (to be played by Shiv Jolata) are three very different brothers who come to Walford looking to settle a score - however, fate takes a hand and they find themselves staying for good.

"We're thrilled to be introducing this vibrant new family and to be sharing their stories."


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