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 The final Silver Street episode was broadcast on Fri 26 Mar 2010 and the final omnibus on Sun 28 Mar 2010
The ResidentsBack to the Chart
Danyal Malik
Played by Jag Sanghera

DOB: 29th September 1985
FAMILY: Grandfather Late Dr Masud. Mother - Shazia Malik MP, Brother - Rehan
LIVES: London
WORK: Has a job in Market Research (temporarily)
CHARACTER: Danyal is a bit of a performer and knows how to have a good time. He’s a clubber and he loves nothing more than chilling with mates, drinking a couple of lagers, and checking out the local talent.



“Mum and Nana-ji were always telling me that I need to put my head down so I did well in my course at Uni and thought when II graduated, I was going to kiss goodbye to Physics. You see, I was  the Head of Entertainment at the Student Union so I got busy trying to set up the foundations for my own Entertainment Business, Hazy Daze.  I thought getting Arun on board to help manage the music side of the business would be a good idea. He’s ace on the decks and we’ve got the same the taste in music and are on the same wavelength but that all ended in disaster.  We're still mates though...kind of. I did think that he may have been a bit weird when he learned that I was gay. He seems alright about it, or at least I hope he is.  Anyway, after graduating, I've ended up doing Market Research, this is only temporary though, I have dreams and intend to fulfill them!

My mum’s cool about me about being gay she just wants me to be happy. Nana-ji and Rehan understood that being gay is just part of the person that I am. Not every one is so understanding about it though. You see, my Dad has always had a problem with homosexuality and for years I had to hide it from him. But then Mum dropped a bombshell…she told us that Dad used to knock her about. I couldn’t believe it, I felt sick and since everyone was revealing secrets, I thought that it was a good enough time as any to tell that scumbag the truth; he thinks that I’m just going through a phase. Now all of those expensive gifts, my 21st on the Thames… it all makes sense. He only did it to cover up his guilt. Now he doesn’t know what to do and you know what, I couldn’t care less. I’ve got Mum, Nana-ji, and Rehan…that’s all I need”.
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