Zainab Masood actress to leave EastEnders after five years
Nina Wadia has announced she is to leave EastEnders, after five years of playing matriach Zainab Masood. Unconfirmed reports suggest the rest of her family will be remaining on screen. She will play her final scenes in January 2013.
In a Twitter statement, Nina said, 'Playing Zainab has been a gift and a privilege. I'll always be hugely proud of the fantastically talented friends I've worked with.
'And I'm so grateful for the special bond with our audience who watch and care and talk to us everyday - we're a family of millions.