Published: Fri 08 Mar 2013
Shobna Gulati is set to join the panel of ITV's Loose Women.
Shobna said: “I’m delighted to be joining the Loose Women team. It’s a show I have watched and loved for years.”
Executive Producer Sharon Powers said: “We're thrilled that Shobna will become a Loose Woman - she is a very exciting addition to the team.”
Shobna will share her feelings with panellists Carol Vorderman, Lisa Maxwell, Carol McGiffin and Sherrie Hewson when she phones for a chat on today's show (Friday 8 March).
Shobna is best known for playing Sunita Alahan in ITV’s Coronation Street and her role as Anita in Victoria Wood's BBC sitcom Dinnerladies.
She will join regular panellists Carol Vorderman, Andrea McLean, Denise Welch, Sherrie Hewson, Carol McGiffin, Lisa Maxwell, Jane McDonald, Sally Lindsay, Janet Street Porter and Linda Robson.