EastEnders fans 'reveal' Nish Panesar's 'evil twist' that proves he's not actually dying

Nish Panesar during Thursday's EastEnders episode
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EastEnders fans are convinced Nish Panesar is paying a doctor at the hospital to lie to his family about his terminal heart condition. Earlier this week, Nish returned to Walford and said he was dying while trying to make up with his estranged family.

Nish claimed he didn't have long left due to a virus that was causing his heart to fail and that it would eventually kill him. However, after a hospital dash, the doctor confirmed that Nish was indeed telling the truth about being terminally ill.

His heart was failing at a quicker rate than doctors anticipated after being diagnosed with viral myocarditis. The doctor told Nish that unless he gets a heart transplant, which is very difficult to come by, he will die sooner rather than later.

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Nish was broken by the news, having thought he had more time to live. The rest of the family looked shocked by the news.

During tonight's episode (May 30), despite being outed by his family, Ravi showed up at the hospital with Nugget and Avani to give him some support. The doctor reiterated Nish's prognosis and encouraged him to take care of himself while he looked devastated.

Vinny Panesar also seemed to forgive his 'evil' dad and showed his support as Nish moved in with Ravi. Meanwhile, Suki and Vinny later confirmed they were playing Nish in a play to take all his money and businesses in his will. But some EastEnders fans are convinced Nish isn't even dying and is part of a ploy to manipulate his family.

Taking to X, one EastEnders fan wrote: "#EastEnders I think Nish and the Dr are in the scam together". A second stated: "& knowing Nish, he’s hired that nurse and she’s in on the plan #EastEnders."

A third chimed in with: "I don't know why but I still don’t believe Nish is dying #EastEnders". While another added: "Has Nish got that nurse in on his plan??? #EastEnders."

"#EastEnders Nish could have paid off that Dr to lie", stated one viewer. "#EastEnders I don't think Nish is dying or something is not quite right there", speculated another.

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