Bollywood leading lady Mallika Sherawat is headed to Hawaii Five-0.
The actress will guest-star on the CBS drama as Farah, a woman who has a history with Catherine Rollins (played by Michelle Borth), TVLine has learned.
When Farah’s son is kidnapped by the Taliban, Catherine and Steve travel to Afghanistan to help her and her husband Amir get him back.
Sherawat’s episode is tentatively slated to air May 2.
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