Shantaram is an upcoming drama thriller television series. It is created by Eric Warren Singer and Steve Lightfoot. Moreover, the series is based on the novel of the same name by Gregory David Roberts. Apparently, The story drew inspiration from Roberts’ own life which is about a bank robber from Australia who flees the country to India.
Reportedly, The upcoming series consists of ten episodes directed by Justin Kurzel and Bharat Nalluri. Furthermore, the plotline follows Fugitive Lin Ford who looks to get lost in chaotic 1980s Bombay; alone in an unfamiliar city, Lin struggles to avoid trouble but falls for an enigmatic woman and must choose between freedom and love and the complications that come with it.
However, Following is everything you need to know about the upcoming Apple+ TV Series, Shantaram.
As per the reports, following is the list of cast members of Shantaram. However, it is still unknown what some of the cast members play in the series.
- Charlie Hunnam as Lin
- Richard Roxburgh as Detective Sergeant Marty Nightingalem
- Radhika Apte as Kavita
- Alexander Siddig as Khader Khan
- Antonia Desplat as Karla Saaranen
- David Field as Wally Nightingale
- Fayssal Bazzi as Abdullah Taheri
- Shubham Saraf
- Elektra Kilbey
- Luke Pasqualino
- Alyy Khan
- Sujaya Dasgupta
- Vincent Perez
- Gabrielle Scharnitzky
- Elham Ehsas
- Rachel Kamath
- Ramkrishan dhakad
- Matthew Joseph
- Shiv Palekar
- Suraj Kolarkar
Anyone who read the Shantaram novel would predict the plotline. However, following is the official description of Shantaram by Apple+ TV.
“Based on the internationally bestselling novel by Gregory David Roberts, “Shantaram” follows a fugitive named Lin Ford (Charlie Hunnam) looking to get lost in vibrant and chaotic 1980s Bombay. Alone in an unfamiliar city, Lin struggles to avoid the trouble he’s running from in this new place. After falling for an enigmatic and intriguing woman named Karla, Lin must choose between freedom or love and the complications that come with it.”
Shantaram: Release Date
The network had confirmed that the upcoming series Shantaram will be available to stream on October 14, 2022. On Apple+ TV. Furthermore, on its debut, the series will drop the first three episodes of the total 12 episodes. Eventually, one new episode will air every Friday through December 16, 2022, on Apple TV+
A first look at #Shantaram starring Charlie Hunnam and based on the best-selling novel by Gregory David Roberts.
Streaming October 14 on Apple TV+ pic.twitter.com/Upn0YZAIEB
— Apple TV+ (@AppleTVPlus) August 15, 2022
As of now, there is no update regarding the trailer of Shantaram. However, we expect the trailer to be out by the end of September or in the first week of October.