Actress Sonam Kapoor her sister Rhea hope the audience will give a thumbs up to the TV series 24,featuring their father Anil Kapoor.
24 is the Indian adaptation of hit international TV series of the same name in which Anil Kapoor is making his
“I have seen the international show as well and I quite liked it. I am excited about the show. I am happy everyone is coming together for this show. We hope people love the show,” Sonam Kapoor told reporters here last evening after attending the trailer launch of 24 with sister Rhea and mother Sunita.
“I worked with Anil sir when I played a dead body 17 years ago in a film. Since then whenever we have met he has encouraged me always. He told me good looking and good acting is the mantra…he asked me to lose weight,” Tisca said.
“For me it was challenging to bring the quality of cinema into the hours of TV,” she added.
Mandira,who finds Anil Kapoor energetic and enthusiastic,said,”There are people who are there for long time and get jaded but he is not. He encourages all of us. It has been a brilliant experience. I am acting on television after nine
years so I am excited.”
Anil Kapoor plays the lead role of ATU chief Jai Singh Rathod and the series will narrate 24 hours of his life in real time over 24 episodes.
“The moment I was offered to play a role in the international series,I had made up my mind to bring this iconic show to India. I am happy that my friends and colleagues supported me in my venture. The entire team has put in a lot of passion,hard work and trust and I hope people like our work,” Anil Kapoor said.
The show will be aired from October on the Colors channel. The Indian version of the show is written by Rensil D’Silva and directed by Abhinay Deo of ‘Delhi Belly’ fame.
“The biggest challenge was to adapt a successful American series in an Indian context and to make sure that it works as our Indian audience is used to different kind of experience. We wanted our audience to enjoy and relate to the show,” Abhinay said.