nadia-sawalha

Nadia Sawalha jumps for joy in hilarious new photos with famous dad

The former actress shares a close bond with her parents

Sharnaz Shahid

Nadia Sawalha has surprised her followers by sharing a series of hilarious photos of herself with her famous dad, actor Nadim Sawalha.

MORE: Nadia Sawalha melts hearts with rare photo of her famous dad

The Instagram pictures saw the Loose Women star jump for joy on a tiny trampoline, while her father paid zero attention as he was engrossed in his mobile phone.

The hilarious snaps, which were taken before the new lockdown rules were enforced, were to highlight Well Pharmacy's delivery service. "Ad Oh My God!!! I'm jumping for joy for TWO reasons!!! ONE my dad knows what an APP is!!! I genuinely didn’t think this was a possibility!! He's 87," explained Nadia. "And TWO there's now a safe and convenient way for him to get his medication!!"

Loading the player...

WATCH: Nadia Sawalha has fans in hysterics with Kim Kardashian impression

Explaining how much her parents mean to her and how good this service is for them, the 55-year-old continued: "Words cannot say how precious my parents are to me especially in these extraordinarily jangly times…. The removal of stress for my parents is a TOP PRIORITY..."

MORE: Loose Women's Nadia Sawalha surprised live on air by her dad

READ: Nadia Sawalha reveals THIS unusual drink is the secret to her flawless skin

Nadia is one of three children born to Nadim and his wife Roberta; she has two sisters, Julia and Dina. It seems two of Nadim's children have followed in his famous footsteps as Nadia previously starred in EastEnders as Annie Palmer, while her sister Julia is best known for playing Saffie Monsoon in Absolutely Fabulous.

nadia-sawalha-jumping-for-joy-dad

One of the funny snaps Nadia shared with her dad

Nadim, meanwhile, starred in James Bond films such as The Spy Who Loved Me and The Living Daylights. He's also had roles in Young Sherlock Holmes, The Awakening and The Bill.

In 2014, Nadia opened up about her dad and how "influential" he was during her career. "My dad's acting career was hugely influential in making Julia and me follow in his footsteps," she told the Guardian. "We spent most of our school summer holidays on film sets.

nadia-sawalha-mum-dad

The star has a close relationship with her parents

"For example, we spent several weeks in Malta when Dad was acting in Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger and some time in Spain when he was filming The Wind and the Lion. Everyone assumed I was going to be an actress, however, I really wanted to be a nurse. The acting eventually won and I'm really pleased it did."

Make sure you never miss a story! Sign up to our newsletter to get all of our celebrity, royal and lifestyle news delivered directly to your inbox.

Activate HELLO! alerts and find out about everything before anyone else.