Davood Ghadami to take an exit from EastEnders as Kush Kazemi



  • Actor Davood Ghadami will not return to play Kush Kazemi after 2021.
  • A spokesperson and insider of the show confirmed the news is true.
  • The head of drama Kate Oates said that the actor would be missed in the show.

Inside Story

There is sad news for Kush Kazemi lovers out there. Sources reveal that BBC One’s flagship shows EastEnders actor Davood Ghadami will be stepping down from his role in 2021 after playing the role of Kush Kazemi for six years.

One of the EastEnders spokespeople said to a source that they confirm that Davood will be leaving the show after his contract ends next year.

He also added that the actor had been a wonderful addition to the series and the crew wishes him luck for his future endeavors. Even the head of drama Kate Oates said that Davood is a fantastic actor and they will miss his presence.

She also added that he is also a hugely popular company member. An insider for the EastEnders series disclosed that the creators are planning a big storyline for the show.

In January, Davood was told that he won’t be departing soon. His fans will be able to see him on the screen until 2021. The insider continued that it is a shame that he will be leaving the show, and everyone at Elstree will miss him. He added that sometimes, one has to lose his character to bring a new plot in the show.

Davood became a part of the EastEnders team and had been portraying the character since autumn 2014. Some of his fans still remember Kush’s arrival in the series as Martin Fowler’s old friend as well as a new trader on the Bridge Street market.

After his introduction, his character became of the most popular ones in the series. Kusha also played an important as well as a memorable part in the show.

In 2015, Davood, along with his co-star Rakhee Thakrar received applaud for their great performances, which included Kush and Shabnam Masood’s son Zaair. Apart from that, Kush also became the father of Stacey Slater’s son Arthur. And recently, he is seen dating Kat Slater.

Final Words

Davood also appeared in EastEnders knife crime storyline in 2018. The viewers saw a younger sibling named Shakil of Kush getting killed when it got into a fight with a gang. Aside from this series, he made it through quarterfinals in the fifteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2017. We will let you know when he appears in any new series.

Till then, keep watching EastEnders on BBC One, which airs on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Come back soon for more entertainment news.


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