Scam 1992

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Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story
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GenreCrime
Drama
Based on1992 Indian stock market scam
Written bySumit Purohit
Saurav Dey
Vaibhav Vishal
Karan Vyas
Directed byHansal Mehta
Jai Mehta
StarringPratik Gandhi
Sharib Hashmi
Shreya Dhanwanthary
Nikhil Dwivedi
Mamik Singh
Lalit Parimoo
Rajat Kapoor
Theme music composerAchint Thakkar
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9
Production
CinematographyPratham Mehta
Editor(s)Kunal Walve
Production company(s)Applause Entertainment
DistributorSonyLIV
Release
Original networkSonyLIV
Original release9 October 2020 (2020-10-09)
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Scam 1992 The Harshad Mehta Story

Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story is an Indian Hindi-language drama web-series directed by Hansal Mehta.[1] Based on 1992 Indian stock market scam committed by stockbroker Harshad Mehta, the series is adapted from journalist Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu's book The Scam: Who Won, who Lost, who Got Away.[2][3] Starring Pratik Gandhi, Sharib Hashmi, Shreya Dhanwanthary Hemant Kher and Nikhil Dwivedi, the series premiered on SonyLIV on 9 October 2020. The series is currently the highest rated hindi-language Indian web series on IMDb with a rating of 9.6 out of 10.[4]

Cast[edit]

Episode[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Risk Se Ishq"Hansal Mehta, Jai MehtaSumit Purohit, Saurav DeyOctober 9, 2020 (2020-10-09)
2"Cobra Killer"Hansal Mehta, Jai MehtaSumit Purohit, Saurav DeyOctober 9, 2020 (2020-10-09)
3"Paise Ki Dukaan"Hansal Mehta, Jai MehtaSumit Purohit, Saurav DeyOctober 9, 2020 (2020-10-09)
4"Harshad Mehta Is A Liar"Hansal Mehta, Jai MehtaSumit Purohit, Saurav DeyOctober 9, 2020 (2020-10-09)
5"Kundli Mein Shani"Hansal Mehta, Jai MehtaSumit Purohit, Saurav DeyOctober 9, 2020 (2020-10-09)
6"Stop Press"Hansal Mehta, Jai MehtaSumit Purohit, Saurav DeyOctober 9, 2020 (2020-10-09)
7"Dalal Street Ka Dariya"Hansal Mehta, Jai MehtaSumit Purohit, Saurav DeyOctober 9, 2020 (2020-10-09)
8"Matador"Hansal Mehta, Jai MehtaSumit Purohit, Saurav DeyOctober 9, 2020 (2020-10-09)
9"Ek Crore Ka Suitcase"Hansal Mehta, Jai MehtaSumit Purohit, Saurav DeyOctober 9, 2020 (2020-10-09)
10"Main History Banana Chahta Hoon"Hansal Mehta, Jai MehtaSumit Purohit, Saurav DeyOctober 9, 2020 (2020-10-09)

Critical Reception[edit]

"Scam 1992 - The Harshad Mehta Story" opened to positive response from critics, who appreciated the engaging screenplay of the series and the stellar performances of the ensemble cast. Ronak Kotecha[5] of Times of India gave 3.5/5 stars, saying, "A dramatic retelling of India’s biggest stock market scam". Jyoti Sharma Bawa of Hindustan Times said, "One of 2020’s best web series resurrects the raging bull of Dalal Street". [6] Subhra Gupta of The Indian Express referred to the show as "A captivating cautionary tale".[7] The series became the highest rated hindi-language Indian web series on IMDb by getting a rating of 9.6 out of 10.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jain, Arushi (1 October 2020). "Scam 1992 trailer: Series on Harshad Mehta promises to be an intriguing affair". The Indian Express. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  2. ^ Keshri, Shweta (1 October 2020). "Scam 1992: Pratik Gandhi plays infamous stockbroker Harshad Mehta in trailer of Hansal Mehta's web series". India Today. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  3. ^ Mirani, Sahil (1 October 2020). "'Scam 1992' Trailer Out Now; Catch A Glimpse Of The Upcoming Web Show About Harshad Mehta". Republic TV. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  4. ^ SCAM 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story (Biography, Crime, Drama), Shreya Dhanwanthary, Pratik Gandhi, Anjali Barot, Hemant Kher, Applause Entertainment Ltd., Studio Next, 2020-10-09, retrieved 2020-10-22CS1 maint: others (link)
  5. ^ Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story Season 1 Review: A dramatic retelling of India’s biggest stock market scam, retrieved 2020-10-15
  6. ^ https://www.hindustantimes.com/tv/scam-1992-the-harshad-mehta-story-review-engrossing-series-brings-back-amitabh-bachchan-of-dalal-street/story-wdGSFtytwLg9B0NvVvEz3L.html
  7. ^ https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/web-series/scam-1992-the-story-of-harshad-mehta-review-a-captivating-cautionary-tale-6719732/
  8. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12392504

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