CHARLIE de Melo has impressed fans as legal eagle Imran Habeeb in Coronation Street.
But who is he, what else has he been in and is he dating his former Corrie co-star Nicola Thorp? Here’s all you need to know…
Who is Charlie de Melo?
Charlie de Melo is an actor currently playing Imran Habeeb in Coronation Street.
He first appeared in the ITV soap in 2017 as regular Rana Nazir’s brother and has quickly become a fan favourite after joining Barlow’s Legal Services following the departure of Todd Grimshaw.
The actor previously starred in EastEnders in 2017 as PC Jaz Jones.
He was the officer that arrived at the Taylors’ house and arrested Keegan Baker for raping Louise Mitchell.
Charlie has also appeared in Casualty and Doctors and played a character called Martin 2015 series The Interceptor.
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Who does Charlie De Melo play in Coronation Street?
Charlie plays Imran Habeeb in Coronation Street, brother of Rana Nazir and brother-in-law of Zeedan and Alya Nazir.
Imran is currently in the process of divorcing his wife, Sabine.
He’s set to romance sisters Leanne and Toyah Battersby in an upcoming storyline.
But who will he choose?
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Is Charlie de Melo dating Nicola Thorp?
Charlie is rumoured to be dating his former Coronation Street co-star Nicola Thorp.
Nicola played Nicola Rubinstein, daughter of twisted serial killer Pat Phelan.
She left the soap in 2018 when he character moved to Bristol with her baby son for a fresh start.
Neither Nicola or Charlie have confirmed rumours they’re dating but they’ve been pictured out together on a series of dates.
Back in June 2108, they were spotted looking loved-up in Manchester and Nicola was snapped affectionately stroking Charlie’s face.
Nicola’s Instagram page is also full of snaps of the couple, including pics from Manchester Pride in August 2018.
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