EastEnder Davood Ghadami to join Strictly Come Dancing

Actor and pop star Mollie King star in new series

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Davood Ghadami is the second star announced for the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.

The actor, who plays Kush Kazemi in EastEnders, will join pop star Mollie King in the BBC reality show.

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Ghadami said: "It's going to be exciting, challenging and terrifying all at once and I am so looking forward to stepping out of my comfort zone and learning to dance."

The new series of Strictly is expected to return to BBC One in September