Corrie character to return

A familiar face is set to return to Coronation Street later this year according to The Sun.

A familiar face is set to walk the cobbles of Weatherfield once more The Sun claims a face from Dev’s past returns to Coronation Street. The paper claims that actress Shobna Gulati is set to reprise her role of Sunita Alahan later this year. The character was last seen in 2006 when she decided to leave Dev and her marriage upon discovering he had fathered children with different women. The revelation came after the pair’s ordeal at the hands of Dev’s deranged ex-girlfriend, Maya.

“Talks have been going on for some time to finalise a deal acceptable to all those who are involved. Sunita was a great character, so to have her back is exciting.” – Source talking to The Sun.

Actress Shobna Gulati appeared in Coronation Street for five years between 2001 and 2006. Prior to her stint on the ITV soap the actress had appeared in several episodes of rival soap EastEnders as a social worker and also appeared in the Victoria Wood sitcom, Dinnerladies. After leaving the soap the actress joined the cast of Where The Heart Is before it was cancelled by ITV in 2006.