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Emmerdale spoilers! Can Jai bond with his estranged young son?

Jai tries to connect with his son in Emmerdale
(Image credit: Andrew Boyce)

The businessman needs to make room in his life for estranged son Archie - but can Jai reach him?

Testing times for Jai Sharma (Chris Bisson) who must roll out his best parenting techniques with young son Archie.

With little lad suddenly in his life again following his mum Rachel's death, Jai needs to step up. But Archie has totally closed down and doesn't know how to behave around his long-lost dad let alone deal with his mum's death.

As Laurel (Charlotte Bellamy) urges Jai to go to Rachel's funeral, Jai has to dig deep as there's an ocean of bad blood between he and Archie's late mum. Will Jai do the right thing?

Sarah Waterfall
Sarah Waterfall

Sarah has been writing about soaps for over 20 years! She’s worked for Hello!, WOMAN, PA News, Closer, TVeasy – and is currently What’s On TV's Soap editor as well as writing for WhatToWatch.com 


She’s interviewed tons of famous people from movie stars to pop stars, TV stars and of course, soap stars. The soaps have always been at the heart of Sarah's work; visiting the sets, getting the goss, and writing about all the soapy shenanigans week in week out, earning her a place on the judging panel for The British Soap Awards in 2017 and 2018… and the nickname Soapbird!