Bollywood star Anil Kapoor will be joining the cast of hit Hollywood drama ’24’.

Kapoor has recently tasted huge success for his role in the blockbuster movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’. Sources have reported that Kapoor is planning to shift his base to Los Angeles and will fly to India in between.

A source said, “Anil’s role is of a leading character in 24. He is not just going to be seen in one or two scenes. In fact he will play a Middle East leader in 24. The actor will begin filming for it in a couple of months as his part only comes into play towards the end of the year.”

The show is renowned for its innovative real-time drama, which stars Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer. The series has already finished seven seasons and is set to begin its eighth season.