Bollywood star Anil Kapoor is going places post the success of Slumdog Millionaire and the actor has now bagged an starring role in American TV show 24.
Kapoor, who won critical acclaim as a game show host in the multiple Oscar-winning film, will have a regular role as a Middle Eastern leader in the eighth season of the thriller, Variety magazine reported. The show will mark Kapoor’s debut on American television.
The actor has reportedly clinched the deal with ICM and is all set to star as a leader who comes to the US for a peacekeeping mission.
Kapoor played Prem Kumar, the host of Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, in Slumdog Millionaire.