Unforgotten star Nicola Walker left Sanjeev a special gift
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Unforgotten star Nicola Walker made co-star Sanjeev Bhaskar cry with touching leaving gift

Is someone chopping onions in here?

Unforgotten star Sanjeev Bhaskar shared an emotional snap of his character’s backpack after the heartbreaking series finale.

Furthermore, it was packed secretly by co-star Nicola Walker.

Earlier, viewers were heartbroken after Nicola’s character, DCI Cassie Stuart, lost her life after a horrific car crash, and she left Sanjeev with a parting gift.

Unforgotten star Nicola Walker left Sanjeev a special gift
Nicola left Sanjeev a special gift (Credit: ITV)

What did Sanjeev share after the series four Unforgotten finale?

Throughout the series, 57-year-old Sanjeev, who plays Cassie’s partner Sunny Khan, has been sharing pics of his character’s famed backpack with fans.

Viewers often speculate what’s in the backpack, and Sanjeev has revealed some hilarious objects that reference the storyline.

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However, it was a different story after last night’s finale (Monday March 29).

Unbeknown to him, Nicola had left a message from Cassie, which broke the actor.

What was in the backpack?

Sanjeev began by thanking fans and paying tribute to his co-star.

He wrote: “Thank you all for carrying us through series 4 of @UnforgottenTV.

“The last of this series #sunnysbackpack was unbeknownst to me, packed by #NicolaWalker – with a note she wrote, when I opened it on set. I cracked.”

The last of this series #sunnysbackpack was unbeknownst to me, packed by #NicolaWalker.

The image showed a framed picture of Nicola/Cassie, and a note.

It said: “Dear Sunny. I love you, you know.

“It’s worth saying sometimes. Cassie x”

Sanjeev and Unforgotten fans mourned the loss of Cassie
Sanjeev and Unforgotten fans mourned the loss of Cassie (Credit: ITV)

How did viewers react?

It didn’t long for fans to share Sanjeev’s heartbreak.

One Twitter follower responded: “We will so miss #Unforgotten.

“Thank you for bringing these wonderful characters to life with your sublime acting. I am an emotional wreck.”

Another said: “Sent a screenshot of this to my mum, like me, she cried when she saw it.

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“This morning she asked me where did I get it from. Long story short, it’s now your fault my mum wants to join Twitter.”

A third wrote: “Oh you’re killing me – set me off again – I’d only just stopped enough to be able to see.

“I think I need to go watch something humorous now to change my mood.”

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