Charlie Hunnam plays a fugitive on the run in the new Apple TV+ series Shantaram

The highly-anticipated drama is based on the international bestselling novel by Gregory David Roberts. Check out the trailer to see Hunnam in action below.

Here’s the official synopsis of Shantaram from Apple TV+:

Shantaram follows a fugitive named Lin Ford (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.

Showrunner Steve Lightfoot (Hannibal, The Punisher) co-created, writes, and executive produces the series. Co-creator Eric Warren Singer also executive produces, along with Andrea Barron, Nicole Clemens, Steve Golin, Justin Kurzel, and Bharat Nalluri. Nalluri directs as well.

In addition to Hunnam, Shantaram also stars Shubham Saraf, Elektra Kilbey, Fayssal Bazzi, Luke Pasqualino, Antonia Desplat, Alyy Khan, Sujaya Dasgupta, Vincent Perez, David Field, Alexander Siddig, Gabrielle Scharnitzky, Elham Ehsas, Rachel Kamath, Matthew Joseph, and Shiv Palekar.


The 12-episode first season of Shantaram kicks off on Apple TV+ Friday, October 14 with the first three episodes. Afterwards, new episodes will air weekly on Fridays through December 16.

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