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'Navid' proves he is Still Game as he heads back to school

Still Game star Sanjeev Kohli delighted pupils at his old Glasgow school this week when he turned up in his uniform to chat at a special assembly on the Commonwealth Games.

Sanjeev is pictured by headteacher John Brown.
Sanjeev is pictured by headteacher John Brown.

Sanjeev, who plays shopkeeper Navid in the hit BBC series Still Game, visited St Aloysius' College to chat to the pupils and film a new BBC Series that focuses on prominent Glasgow personalities and the places that they feel have made them the people they are today.

The comedian attended St Aloysius' College from 1978 to 1987 and still feels real affection towards his old school.

During his school days, Sanjeev, who still fits into his old College blazer, excelled academically and managed to achieve 6 As at Higher level.

In recognition of this, the St Aloysius' College headteacher, John Browne, took the opportunity to award the comedy star his 'Academic Colours' - a much sought after award reserved for pupils who achieve five or more As at Higher level at the independent school.

The Glaswegian actor, who was delighted to receive his belated award, spoke about his time at St Aloysius' College and about how, even though he felt that he was different to many of his fellow pupils at the time, he never once felt like an outsider at school.

Before leaving, the 'Old Aloysian' took the time to visit all the areas he remembered from his school days and even stopped off in the janitors room for a few quick pictures.

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