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Carmel's son Shakil is a misfiring Cupid in EastEnders

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Carmel's delighted when her son, Shakil, arrives in Walford with some good news… But is everything as it seems? (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

Carmel is set up for a fall by her teenage son Shakil when he arrives in Albert Square

Carmel's delighted when her son, Shakil, arrives in Walford with some good news… But is everything as it seems? (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

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Carmel's delighted when her son, Shakil, arrives in Walford with some good news… But is everything as it seems?

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Carmel agrees to meet her ex, Umar, after Shakil tells her his dad is coming to see her because he wants them to get back together…  (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

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Carmel agrees to meet her ex, Umar, after Shakil tells her his dad is coming to see her because he wants them to get back together… 

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Despite her doubts that she's doing the right thing, Carmel waits patiently in The Vic… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

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Despite her doubts that she's doing the right thing, Carmel waits patiently in The Vic…

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Belinda chats to Carmel as it dawns on her Umar isn't going to show… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

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Belinda chats to Carmel as it dawns on her Umar isn't going to show…

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At home, Carmel is upset at being stood up… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

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At home, Carmel is upset at being stood up…

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When Kush learns the truth about his brother's visit, Carmel tells Shakil he should leave (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

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When Kush learns the truth about his brother's visit, Carmel tells Shakil he should leave

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But Carmel soon realises that Shakil needs her… (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

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But Carmel soon realises that Shakil needs her…

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Will Shakil stay in Walford with his mum and brother? Watch EastEnders on BBC1 from Bank Holiday Monday, May 2 (Image credit: BBC/Kieron McCarron)

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Will Shakil stay in Walford with his mum and brother? Watch EastEnders on BBC1 from Bank Holiday Monday, May 2