Bollywood actress Radhika Apte and Australian actor Richard Roxburgh are all set to co-star opposite Charlie Hunnam in Apple’s sweeping international drama series Shantaram, based on Gregory David Roberts’ bestselling novel. Australian director-screenwriter Justin Kurzel will direct the first two episodes of the 10-episode Paramount Television and Anonymous Content project.
Written by Eric Warren Singer (American Hustle), Shantaram will tell the story of Lin (Hunnam), a man on the run from an Australian prison looking to get lost in the teeming city of Bombay. Cut off from family and friends by distance and fate, he finds a new life in the slums, bars and underworld of India.
This will be the first time Radhika will be sharing the screen space with Richard Roxburgh and Charlie Hunnam. Radhika is well known for her roles in films like Andhadhun, Padman and web show Sacred Games.