Anil Kapoor joins Fox's '24'
Bollywood star in first U.S. TV gig
He will play a Middle Eastern leader who comes to the U.S. on a peacemaking mission.
A Bollywood icon who has appeared in more than 100 films in his native India, Kapoor received a worldwide recognition for playing game show host Prem Kumar in the Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire."
The actor recently signed with ICM.