Apple secured rights of Gregory David Robert’s Mumbai-set novel “Shantaram”

Vastavam web: Apple has secured the rights of Gregory David Robert’s Mumbai-set novel “Shantaram” and will be developing it as a drama series.The 2003 novel, which has been published in 39 languages in 42 territories worldwide and sold six million copies, follows Lin, an escaped convict with a false passport who flees maximum security prison in Australia for the teeming streets of a city where he can disappear.Oscar nominated scribe Eric Warren Singer will pen the series as well as executive produce it. David Manson will also executive produce along with Nicole Clemens, Steve Golin and Andrea Barron.