|Birthplace:||Chembur, Maharashtra, India|
|Birthdate:||December 24, 1956|
|Films appeared in:||24|
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
|Role:||Kamistani President Omar Hassan (24)|
Brij Nath (M:I - Ghost Protocol)
Arjun Khanna (Tezz)
Jai Singh Rathod (24: India)
Anil Kapoor (born December 24, 1956) is an Indian actor, singer and producer. He is widely recognized in America for his first international role, in Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire (2008).
Prior to that he worked in over one-hundred Bollywood films and productions and became a very famous actor in India. Several of his major Indian roles include: Tezaab (1988), Beta (1992), Virasat (1997), Biwi No.1 (1999), Taal (1999), Pukar (2000), No Entry (2005), Welcome (2007) and Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011). In recent years, Kapoor branched out into television by playing Kamistani President Omar Hassan in Season 8 of the American television show "24" and would later go on to play the lead role on the Indian television remake of "24". In 2012, Kapoor appeared in the Die Hard scenario film Tezz.