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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
Rehan Malik
Played by Rez Kempton

DOB: 27th April 1983
FAMILY: Grandfather Dr Masud. Mother - Shazia Malik MP, Brother - Danyal
LIVES: In London
WORK: Is a partner in a dental practice
CHARACTER: Rehan is grounded, academically gifted and confident. He’s very independent and mature. Rehan has a close relationship with his mother and is protective of her


“Now Nana-ji has moved back to the Silver Street area it means that I get to see a lot more of the family. It’s always good to see him. I am one of the partners of a dentist practice nearby and I'm really enjoying it. Mum and Nana-ji are always saying how proud they are of me. It does get embarrassing and I don’t want to be seen as the ‘Golden Boy’ of the family. Dad used to be the same but I prefer not to see him anymore.

Growing up, I always had an inkling that there was something wrong between Mum and Dad. Danyal and I never really knew why they divorced but when we found out that he used to abuse her, both physically and psychologically, all hell broke loose... Nana-ji blamed himself. Mum regretted telling us in the first place, and then Danyal told Dad that he was gay. I’ve tried my best to be there for all of them but I know they all need their own space and time.

I love Mum and finding out what she went through cut me up inside. I won’t ever let her go through anything like that again. She has sacrificed a lot for me and Danyal. If anything positive has come out of this whole ordeal it’s brought us closer as a family. We all have to look out for each other”.
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