Having voiced her disapproval over her sister Mishti's search for an arranged marriage, will Dipi accept Mishti's new man Parvan?
When Dipi first discovered her sister Mishti was searching for a husband through an arranged marriage website, she strongly disapproved.
And when Dipi hears Mishti's new man Parvan wants to meet the rest of the Sharma-Rebecchi family, she's worried things are getting serious too quickly and the pair are about to make a mistake by rushing into marriage.
Secretly hoping to put her sister off Parvan, crafty Dipi arranges improv comedy session at The Waterhole, thinking it won't be Parvan's scene at all. But both Mishti and Dipi are pleasantly surprised when Parvan steals the show with a rap about arranged marriage. Just as Dipi is starting to like Parvan, however, he publicly proposes to Mishti! Will she accept his whirlwind offer of marriage?
Meanwhile, Ned is still collapsed in the sauna after falling asleep. Luckily the actions of quick-thinking teenager Yashvi save the day and Ned is grateful to her for saving his life. But little does he know the schoolgirl is developing a crush...
Also, Gary is still struggling to find a way to raise the extra $120,000 his daughter Xanthe needs to buy a place at a private university where she can study medicine. Will Gary be tempted to dip back into prison inmate Jeremy's bag of stolen cash?
Neighbours continues weekdays at 1:45pm and 5:30pm on Channel 5
Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.
Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?
Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!
Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.
He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.
Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)
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