Anil Kapoor will join the cast of the FOX TV series "24" next season. Having starred in more than 100 Bollywood movies, the 49-year-old actor seems ready to get more international spotlight following "Slumdog Millionaire."
Kapoor played the game show host in "Slumdog," which won eight Academy Awards this year.
Kapoor, who starred as the game show host in the Oscar-winning Millionare, will play a Middle Eastern leader who comes to the U.S. on a peacemaking mission.
FOX's 24, which stars Kiefer Sutherland as agent Jack Bauer, is currently in its seventh season.
According to the AFP, the next season is due to be seen at the end of the year in North America.
Kapoor also made a television cameo on E!'s show, The Soup, with Joel McHale:
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