posted by Anuja Gondhalekar, last updated on February 28th, 2013 at 2:36 pm
The cult thriller series 24, brought to India by Anil Kapoor, has managed to grab eyeballs even before its telecast. There is intense speculation about the look, the storyline as well as the actors that are going to be part of this ambitious project. And to satisfy your curiosity, here’s a little information about the cast.
By now you know that Anil Kapoor, who played a pivotal role in Season 8 of 24, will play the Iead role of the Counter Terrorist Unit agent, which was played by Kiefer Sutherland in the original show. Now he’ll be joined in the casting by Pooja Ruparel, who will play an important role in the show. Does her name ring a bell? It should, as she was part of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, where she played the role of Kajol’s sister, Chutki. She was appreciated for her charming portrayal of the mischievous younger sister, and went on to do several modeling assignments and plays. Now she be seen playing the character of an aide to a minister in 24. And since the show revolves around terrorism and politics, this will be a pivotal role.
And given her credentials, it’s pretty clear that she will do a good job of it. Apart from having acted from a young age, she also has talent running in her veins. Her sister Bhavna Ruparel has already made her Bollywood debut in ‘Chal Picchur Banate Hai’, while A-lister actress Sonakshi Sinha is Pooja’s cousin.
With this background, it remains to be seen how much she impresses the audience with her act in 24.