4 August 2012 3:56 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Anil Kapoor is leaving no stone unturned to make sure that the desi version of the globally feted American series 24 turns out to be favourably comparable with the original. He has not only signed on three eminent Bollywood writers, recently he flew one of the original writers of 24, Patrick Harbinson, for brainstorming sessions with the writers of the desi 24. Confirming these developments, Rensil D'Silva breaking his silence, said, "Yes, Patrick was here to collaborate with us on 24. It's not easy to adapt such an internationally-acclaimed thriller into an Indian context. We had to re-invent the original 24, adapt it to an Indian context more suited to Anil Kapoor than Keifer Sutherland who plays the role in the original serial. Each episode has to have its own rhythm and dynamics but every episode has to be worked on within the larger context. Because Episode 2 might have a link with Episode 22. It's hard work, »


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