Gogglebox's Siddiqui family share rare glimpse of mum in adorable new photo

12 October 2020, 09:14

The Gogglebox Saddiqui family have shared a rare photo of mum Nasreen
The Gogglebox Saddiqui family have shared a rare photo of mum Nasreen. Picture: Channel 4/Instagram
Naomi Bartram

By Naomi Bartram

Gogglebox star Bassit Saddiqui has delighted fans with a photo of his mum on Instagram.

Gogglebox is back on our screens this October to cheer everyone up during these tough times.

And one of the nation’s favourite families is The Saddiquis, made up of dad Sid and his two sons Baasit and Umar.

But while the boys from Derby are known for their quick wit and hilarious one liners, they rarely share a glimpse of the rest of the family, including their mum.

So Gogglebox fans were over the moon this weekend when Bassit posted a rare photo of his mother Nasreen on Instagram.

In the snap, Nasreen can be seen alongside Sid and their young granddaughter Amelia.

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Bassit wrote next to it: "I was trying to get a photo of all three of these guys staring at the camera and smiling! Dad is like a statue with that smile but Mum and Amelia we're doing it on purpose."

Adding: "Each time one of them would smile the other would look the other way or swap! The Siddiqui ladies are a stubborn and cheeky bunch."

And fans were quick to comment on the sweet photo, with one writing: "Love these pics. Especially the one where your Mum is smiling."

Another wrote: “Your mam is adorable first time I've seen her and don't want to even mention your handsome dad love your little family ❤️”

While a third simply added: “Such beautiful pictures.”

Sid and Nasreen have been married for almost 40 years, and as well as Baasit and Umar, the couple share two daughters and another son Raza.

Meanwhile, father-of-two and secondary school teacher Bassit shares son Theodore as well as daughter Amelia with his wife Melissa.

The Siddiquis have been on the show since it began in 2013.

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Baasit previously revealed what it’s like to film for the show, telling the Derby Telegraph: "There are two remote cameras in the room when they're filming.

"One is focusing on the family on the sofa and the other turns and films the close-ups of us.

"If one of us says something or reacts to something in a shocked way the camera will zoom into us. We have become so used to it now it just feels like a normal evening."

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