First look of Anil Kapoor’s 24

24 is an upcoming Indian television drama series based on the American series of the same name. The Hindi language show is written by Rensil D’Silva, directed by Abhinay Deo and produced by Anil Kapoor Films. The show is expected to premier on the Viacom co-owned Colors channel in September 2013.

The Hindi version of 24 is the first ever adaptation of the show, the India rights for which were acquired from Fox and 24 producer Howard Gordon by Anil Kapoor Films.

Popular Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor will play the lead role (similar to Jack Bauer) in the show. Kapoor was previously featured in the 24 series playing President Omar Hassan. The show is set in Mumbai (Bombay) and it is known that the main set of the Counter Terrorism Unit is a replica of the one in the original series. Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher makes a cameo in the show. Mandira Bedi plays the character of Nina Myers.

The first season is directed by Abhinay Deo, known for his black comedy film Delhi Belly, written by Rensil D’Silva (the writer of films such as Rang De Basanti, Kurbaan and Aks) and supervised by Manisha Sharma.

Have a look at the trailer

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