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!