Kush, Darius and Umar come together in sombre mood on the day of Shakil’s funeral, knowing that an emotionally tough time lies ahead. Although Carmel told Jay that she didn’t want anyone at the funeral, Kush has overruled her and insists that the funeral will go ahead as planned.

EastEnders - Shakil Kazemi

Family and friends gather to say a final farewell to Shakil

Carmel refuses to go to the funeral despite Kush’s pleas. When Denise and Kush tried to find her they realise she’s gone missing. As the mourners head to the church, a worried Denise goes on the hunt for her friend. Will she find her in time and convince her to say a final farewell to her son?

EastEnders continues on Monday at 8.00 pm on BBC1