Shantaram is a drama thriller television series created by Eric Warren Singer and Steve Lightfoot, based on the novel of the same name by Gregory David Roberts. The story drew inspiration from Roberts’ own life, which is about a bank robber from Australia who flees the country to India. The series will consist of twelve episodes directed by Justin Kurzel and Bharat Nalluri. Steve Lightfoot joined as showrunner after Eric Warren Singer departed the project. It is produced by Anonymous Content and Paramount Television Studios and was distributed by Apple Inc. for their streaming service, Apple TV+. The series premiered on October 14, 2022.