Anil Kapoor has acquired the remake rights of popular American television series, 24. After negotiating with the producers of the original version for close to one year, the production house of the Bollywood actor inked the 100 crore deal.
The Bollywood star, who had appeared on 24 in the finale season, will be starring in the TV series. Anil Kapoor will be portraying the role of an agent of Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) played by Kiefer Sutherland in the Hollywood version.
Talking about the show, Anil Kapoor said he is happy and excited for bagging the rights of the Hindi version. The actor further claims that the show will be dubbed in many languages and he is in talks with top television channels. On enacting Jack Bauer's character, the Bollywood star believes that he will be happy if he can achieve a bit of what Kiefer Sutherland has done.
24 is fictional drama that shows, how CTU protects America from terrorism plots. The Fox Network produced show has successfully spanned eight seasons with 192 episodes.