BOLLYWOOD: Radhika Apte is all set to star in as a series regular in Apple’s international drama series Shantaram starring Charlie Hunnam in the lead. Joining Radhika is Richard Roxburgh who has starred in films like Moulin Rouge and Mission Impossible 2.
It is based on Gregory David Roberts’ bestselling novel of the same name and made by Anonymous Content and Paramount Television. The series is written by Eric Warren Singer.
In the series Roxburgh will play Detective Sergeant Marty Nightingalem who works for the Australian Federal Police, trained for the pursuit and capture of escaped convicts. Radhika Apte will play Kavita, an Indian journalist looking for answers.
Justin Kurzel will direct the first two episodes of the 10-episode series. The series is expected to start production in Australia and India in October.