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Anupam Kher predicts innumerable copies of `24`

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 14:18

Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who features in a cameo in the TV show `24`, the Indian adaptation of an eponymous foreign show, is confident that it will be a hit and a lot of shows on similar lines will start by next year.

"I enjoyed it (`24`) and you all will also enjoy watching it. Next year there will be a lot of carbon copies of the show, but the channel and Anil (Kapoor) and everyone else associated with `24` will be able to say that, `We started it`," the 58-year-old said here Thursday at the announcement of the show`s telecast details.

Anil Kapoor featured in the eighth season of the international series, and he is responsible for bringing the concept here for a desi version.

In the show, Anil plays the lead role of Jai Singh Rathod, the chief of anti-terrorist Unit of India.

"24" will go on air Oct 4 on Colors. It will be shocased every Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m. for 12 weeks.

Anupam believes that `24` is a show that respects the audiences` sensibilities.

"This is certainly a show that respects the sensibilities of the audiences. It has been made at a professional level and shot like a film. Every person has given it his best. Everyone here is eager about the show and praising it. There must be something about it," he said.

Shabana Azmi has also done a cameo for `24`, which also stars Tisca Chopra and Mandira Bedi.


First Published: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 14:18
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