April 3, 2009

Anil Kapoor joins ’24’ cast

Slumdog Millionaire co-star Anil Kapoor has signed on for a role on the U.S. television drama 24.

The Indian actor played the game-show host in Millionaire, which won the Oscar for best picture this year.

The Hollywood Reporter said the Bollywood star is set to join the cast as a Middle Eastern leader who comes to the United States on a peacekeeping mission in the upcoming eighth season of 24.

Kapoor has acted in more than 100 movies in India.