Emmerdale actor Pasha Bocarie is announced as Ambassador for children’s charity The Flying Seagull Project.

Pasha Bocarie is known for playing Rakesh Kotecha in the ITV Yorkshire produced series Emmerdale. The performer who has also appeared in Casualty and EastEnders for the BBC, is now supporting the amazing work of The Flying Seagull Project by being the charity’s ambassador. In order to raise money Pasha will swim the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park London in September.

The Flying Seagull Project travel to refugee camps to entertain the children who have lived in war torn countries and help them laugh again. They believe that it is every child’s right to play, have fun and put aside the cares of life and smile for a while. Their team of professional children’s entertainers work with marginalised groups to bring smiles and laughter as Clowns for the children who are undergoing trauma and hardship through arts, music, crafts workshops and shows.

Bocarie’s acting breakthrough came through film legend Ken Loach, playing Amar in Ae Fond Kiss. Followed by roles in primetime TV shows such as Law and Order and Silent Witness. In the Yorkshire dales based soap Emmerdale, Pasha has been part of several key storylines as Rakesh including a failed insurance scam.

Pasha will be taking part in the 1 mile Serpentine swim in London’s Hyde Park on Saturday 16th September. Fans of the actor can support Pasha and The Flying Seagull Project on their Laugh-olution and give a child the gift of laughter by making a donation.

 

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