Nearly all of Britain’s biggest actors have stepped foot on the set of EastEnders at one level in their profession.
However, the legacy of EastEnders stars after leaving the long-lasting cleaning soap is a little bit of a combined bag, there are these who go on to have lengthy and profitable careers on our screens after which there are these who we by no means hear about once more.
Then there are others who go onto characteristic in record-breaking field workplace movies alongside Hollywood legends like actor Will Smith. Wait, that solely applies to at least one particular person.
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Nina Wadia OBE, higher identified to EastEnders followers as Zainab Khan, appeared in one of the vital profitable movies of all-time.
In 2019, she was casted in the function of Zulla in the live-action remake of Aladdin. The fantasy journey was directed by Guy Richie and starred Will Smith as Genie, alongside Mena Massoud as Aladdin and fellow Brit Naomi Grace Scott as Princess Jasmine.
According to Wikipedia, the film went on to gross $1.051 billion – making it the ninth-highest-grossing film of 2019.
Ninth won’t sound that prime on the record to some, however whenever you consider that 2019 was the identical 12 months that Frozen II, Avengers: End Game and The Lion King have been launched, it turns into clear simply how spectacular this achievement is.
Nina Wadia secured the function on Aladdin via a final minute casting name, and has known as it “extra of a cameo”, however EastEnders followers will know that at any time when Nina touches the display, she steals the present.
During Nina’s time on Albert Square as Zainab Masood she earned a fierce fame because the fierce matriarch of the Masood household and did not draw back from a struggle with anybody, together with resident Walford unhealthy boy Phil Mitchell.
Since leaving EastEnders in 2013, Nina Wadia has appeared in the likes of Death in Paradise, Holby City and Trollied, amongst different hits.