Jimi Mistry has voiced surprise that 'EastEnders' is doing another storyline featuring a gay Asian, following his former storyline in the soap.

The actor played gay Dr Fred Fonseca in the soap back in 2000 and said that he was surprised by the current plot between Syed Masood (Marc Elliot) and Christian Clarke (John Partridge).

Speaking to the Press Association he said: "It's amazing, isn't it? It was ten years ago when we did it and they're still going down that path.

"I can't really comment though. I did my stint and I did see they were going along that road again but it's their choice.

"They must think that people have forgotten the last time they did it, so maybe they're just redoing it in a different way."