Nikhil is a complicated character. Originally shy and awkward in social and emotional situations his relationship with Gennie and fatherhood has shown he has a soft side.
Desperate to please his family and prove himself in the business world he continually feels that he is in his brother Jai’s shadow. He can be gullible when teased but he also has an iron backbone about certain situations and will not buckle under any persuasion. He is very health conscious, a conscientious if not obsessive father and has to have all things in his life be neat ordered and of the best quality. His courtship and marriage to Gennie Walker has made him a very popular in a successful Rom Com couple.
Keywords to describe character: Meticulous, speaks before he thinks.
Domestic Set: Victoria Cottage
Work Set: Sharma's Sweet Factory (part owner) but wants to stay at home with Molly.
Relationships in show: Gennie (wife), Molly (daughter), Jai (brother), Rishi (father), Georgia (mother), Priya (sister), Brenda (mother-in-law).
First appearance: September 2009
No of wives, children, car crashes, etc: 1 wife, 1 child.
Likes: Order, fitness, nutrition.
Dislikes: Horses, germs, lack of routine.
And finally... Nikhil was dressed up as an Oompah-Lumpah for his stag do.