Once she has finished with Shabnam's dress, Carmel is disapproving of the alterations, telling Fatima that Shabnam shouldn't be ashamed to be pregnant, which Shabnam agrees with and Fatima is unimpressed and goes home.
Masood later calls her back to the house and she tells him that she felt that she had married the wrong brother.
Santer introduced five new main characters in January, three from the online spin-off East Enders: E20 (Zsa Zsa Carter, Leon Small and Fatboy) as well as two members of the long-established Mitchell family, Glenda Mitchell and her son Danny.
February saw the show's first birth of 2010, with Kamil Masood, the fourth child of the established Zainab Masood and Masood Ahmed.
The following are characters who first appeared, or returned, in the BBC soap opera East Enders during 2010 listed by order of first appearance.