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Nina Wadia is the 11th star to join the Strictly 2021 line-up!

Actor Nina Wadia will be donning her dancing shoes as our 11th Strictly contestant.

Nina said: "I've always danced like nobody's watching, so if we blindfold the judges I could actually win Strictly 2021."

Nina Wadia OBE is known for starring in the BBC Two sketch show Goodness Gracious Me, Open All Hours spin-off Still Open All Hours, and for playing Zainab Masood in EastEnders, where she won Best Onscreen Partnership and Best Comedy at the British Soap Awards.

Nina has also starred in theatre productions including the Tony award winning The Vagina Monologues, and she recently appeared in the live-action film remake of Aladdin.

Nina is also a regular presenter on BBC One’s Sunday Morning Live, and she received an OBE in the 2021 New Year's Honours List for her services to charity and entertainment.