The Kapoors are the first family to join Neighbours since the Williams arrived two years ago.
Fans of the long running series are already familiar local Councillor Ajay
Kapoor played by Sachin Joab who has been a regular guest since July. His
wife Priya Kapoor, played by Menik Gooneratne, took over as the no nonsense
principal of Erinsborough High in September. Their teenage offspring Rani,
played by newcomer Coco-Jacinta Cherian will join her parents on-screen in
“I’m delighted by how the Kapoors have been introduced,” said Susan Bower,
Neighbours Executive Producer. “Viewers already know them because of their
role in the community and link with other characters, and their cultural
background is secondary,”
“We have had many individual characters who have been representative of
Australia’s diverse cultural landscape, however to have a family of Indian
and Sri Lankan heritage join the neighbourhood, is very exciting."
The Kapoors arrive in Erinsborough!
07 Dec 2011
A new family has moved into television’s most sought after suburb, Erinsborough.