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This just in, reports have surfaced confirming that Anil Kapoor (not just "of Slumdog Millionaire" to us ... he's so much more than that. I know American audiences connect to him in this way, but those of us who grew up watching his films have another reason to cheer!) has landed a regular role on the upcoming season of TV drama 24. Supposedly, he will be playing a Middle Eastern diplomat on a peace keeping mission to the U.S. Read more here. I welcome this news gleefully as 24 is a most addictive show. I only wish they could have worked a desi angle into the plot. Ah well. Anil Kapoor is a fantastic actor - having played hero, villain and joker roles with equal aplomb in his long and, dare I say, legendary, Bollywood career. Can't wait to see him light up the small (American) screen. I think he's a perfect choice for this "breakout" role!

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