Anil Kapoor to play counter-terrorist cop in US TV show 24

March 20th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI  

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London, Mar 20 (ANI): After playing an evil TV host in the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor will now be seen fighting terrorists in the hit US TV show 24.

The 49-year-old actor will be playing the role of an Indian counter-terrorist cop, who teams up with Kiefer Sutherland’’s Jack Bauer to take on terrorists.

“Anil would play Jack Bauer’’s counterpart in India, the Daily Star quoted a source as telling National Enquirer.

“It’’s not known yet whether Anil will appear in just one episode of whether he”ll be a recurring character.

Either way the producers are very excited about having him onboard,” the source added. (ANI)

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