Anil Kapoor, Abhinay Deo to launch 30 new faces in 24
With Anil Kapoor at the helm of the Indian version of the much talked about smash hit American TV show 24, there are huge hopes for not one or two, but a whopping thirty new faces! You heard it right... news is that apart from himself and a few chosen known faces, Anil wants most of the cast to be fresh and that Abhinay Deo and he has already started with the auditions.
While Anil Kapoor has played a cameo in the last season of the American show 24, he will play the iconic character of Jack Bauer (which was played by Kiefer Sutherland in the original) in the Indian version of the show.
Buzz is also that the makers have already started scouting for locations where 24 will be shot. The show will go on floors by end of January, as soon as the cast and locations are finalized.
Rumors have it that Colors channel has bought the broadcast rights for the Indian version from Anil Kapoor for a whopping Rs. 150 crore!