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Anil Kapoor's TV show '24': Be prepared for a thrilling season

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Oct 04, 2013 at 10:58pm IST

New Delhi: '24' features Anil Kapoor in the lead role of Jai Singh Rathod, the Indian counterpart of Jack Bauer, a man with an Army background. Abhinay Deo, the director of films such as 'Game' and 'Delhi Belly', is the man behind the megaphone.

From Shabana Azmi to Neil Bhoopalam to Richa Chadda to Rahul Khanna; prominent faces from Bollywood are playing small parts in Anil Kapoor's '24'.

The makers are claiming that the show is going to change the way audience look at Indian television and promos suggest that they have put efforts into making this a reality.

Anil Kapoor's TV show '24': Be prepared for a thrilling season

From Shabana Azmi to to Richa Chadda; prominent faces from Bollywood are playing small parts in Anil Kapoor's '24'.

We are covering every aspect of the show through our live blog.

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10:57 pm: There is no doubt about the great latent potential of this show. The first episode promises a thrilling series. Let's hope Anil Kapoor '24' changes the face of Indian television forever.

10:57 pm: First episode of #24India shows a lot of potential. As a thriller, it keeps one on edge of their seat on most times. Hope it is as intriguing in the coming episodes.

10:53 pm: Good to see actors like Mandira Bedi, Suchitra Pillai, who had been part of TV almost a decade back, making a comeback on the small screen. #24India

10:50 pm: Hi Vicky Donor, her name is Sapna Pabbi. The same character was played by Elisha Cuthbert in the original series.

10:49 pm: looks cool actually

10:49 pm: hmm....i think it's too early to conclude

10:49 pm: who's the girl playing Jai Singh's daughter...she's really really beautiful...a face made for big screen!

10:48 pm: Anil Kapoor is not a bad counterpart of Kiefer Sutherland. His stint with the English version of '24' must have been helping him. The only question is will the show have a clear cut political statement?

10:46 pm: If they are able to maintain the same pace, #24India has the potential to change the way we look at shows on Indian television.

10:44 pm: One thing is for sure. '24' has got the look and feel of a thriller. The director has taken care of the premise and colour combination. Mandira Bedi suits the role, and placement of characters on screen has been done with imagination.

10:43 pm: Okay, so far quite racy #24India has been. Apart from some cliches here and there, some cheesy dialogues, its making for an interesting watch. What do you think?

10:33 pm: Ajinkya Deo, marathi actor, makes an appearance. He is Abhinay Deo's elder brother, the series director of #24India.

10:17 pm: Kids these days go to party in a Nano? Didn't know. #24

10:12 pm: Anita Raj playing a certain Mrs Gandhi in #24? Uncanny similarity

10:10 pm: Huge star cast, big budget and lots of hype! Hope #24 lives up to the expectations.

10:09 pm: Alright! We're watching #24 tonight! Who all are watching it with us?

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