Rav Sangha, played by Ray Panthaki, is with Marcella tonight, but do you remember the actor from EastEnders?
Read on to find out more about Ray and his on-screen alter ego Rav.
Who is Rav in Marcella?
Rav is a police officer and Marcella’s colleague, although this time they don’t work side by side.
Marcella goes undercover on a mission to defeat the infamous Maguire crime family.
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Meanwhile, Rav is investigating Bobby Barrett (Martin McCann) – husband of Maguire boss Katherine’s (Amanda Burton) daughter Stacey (Kelly Gough) – after killing a man in a vicious nightclub attack.
Who is actor Ray?
Ray Panthaki, who plays Rav, is a British actor.
He has appeared on television shows such as Gangs of London, where he played Jevan Kapadia, and the Netflix science fiction series Away as Ram Arya.
Ray was also seen in the films Official Secrets (2019), Colette (2018) and Cryptic (2014).
Was Ray in EastEnders?
Ray played Ronny Ferreira in the BBC soap.
He joined the cast in 2003 and was on the program until 2005.
Your acting skills were excellent and we would like to thank you.
At the time, the BBC said that Ray and the other actors who played the Ferreiras – Ameet Chana, Pooja Shah, Raji James, Jemma Walker and Nabil Elouahabi – were leaving “by mutual agreement”.
A spokesperson for Beeb praised her “outstanding” acting, saying, “Your acting skills were excellent and we would like to thank you for your professionalism.”
The Guardian, meanwhile, reported that the Ferreiras outcome came after viewers branded the stories concerning them as “boring”.
Does Ray Panthaki have a wife?
Ray Panthaki is currently unmarried and it is unknown if he is in a relationship.
He was previously in a relationship with former EastEnders actress and writer Brooke Kinsella.
The couple dated from 2005 to 2010.
Ray made a film about knife crime in tribute to Brooke’s brother Ben, who was stabbed to death in London in 2008.
He told that Evening standard: “You don’t expect this to happen to someone you know, especially someone so close to you. The film reflects what I’ve seen. It was a family, one of the most loving families I have ever met, that was falling apart one by one.
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“In the film I try to convey the impact on this family, that they each lost part of them that day and will never be the same again. That’s the harsh reality. “
The Film Life set won the Best Short Film Award at the East End Film Festival.
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