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Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story

TV-14
October 9, 2020
42–60 min

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Harshad Mehta
Junior Harshad
Sucheta Dalal
Bhushan Bhatt
Jyoti Mehta (Harshad's wife)
Ashwin Mehta (Harshad's brother)
Shantilal Mehta (Harshad's father)
Rasilaben Mehta (Harshad's mother)
K. S. Tyagi
Ajay Kedia (A. K.)
R. K. Maheshwari
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
Pranav Sheth
Treasury Chief (Bank of America)
Deepika Mehta (Ashwin's wife)
Sharad Bellary
Manohar J. Pherwani
K. Madhavan
Manu Mundra
S. Venkitaramanan, RBI Governor
Fortune India Editor
Mr. Rao, CitiBank Chief
K. Das, Central Bureau of Investigation Director
Sitaraman
Ram Jethmalani
Dr. Dutta Ram
Rajdeep Desai
R. K. Laxman
Sucheta's source
SBI GM Khemani
CMD of Polo

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Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story Details

Also known as: Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story
Based on: 1992 Indian stock market scam
Season: 1
Episodes: 10
Status: released
Aired on: October 9, 2020
Age Rating: TV-14
Country: India
Original Language: Hindi
Dubbed in: English, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu

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Set in early 90’s Bombay, Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story captures the meteoric rise and fall of Harshad Mehta- the flamboyant big bull of the stock market. When feisty financial journalist Sucheta Dalal exposed him as the man behind India’s biggest financial scam of the time, it shook the nation.

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Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story Episodes

Scam 1992 S1.Episode 1; Risk Se Ishq

October 9, 2020
In the 70's, a Ghatkopar-based middle-class lad joins the stock market and soon picks up the art of jobbing. where will this new found skill take him in future?

Scam 1992 S1.Episode 2: Cobra Killer

October 9, 2020
A bankrupt and fatherless Harshad fights despair and starts a firm, Growmore Consultancy. His friend, Pranav Sheth gets him corporate clients and Bhushan comes on board.

Scam 1992 S1.Episode 3: Paise Ki Dukaan

October 9, 2020
Once the money market catches Harshad's fancy, he launches his own cartel of brokers and starts dealing with banks. Soon he bags SBI as his client and fate takes a U turn. Watch ahead to know how.

Scam 1992 S1.Episode 4: Harshad Mehta Is A Liar

October 9, 2020
Harshad's sudden success catches the attention of a young financial journalist, Sucheta Dalal who is actively looking for evidence against him. Will Harshad at all get to enjoy his extravagant life to his heart's content?

Scam 1992 S1.Episode 5: Kundali Mein Shani

October 9, 2020
RBI Governor on seeing fishy transaction in Harshad's SBI account ask the bank to keep a close eye on his fund movements. Harshad in his safeguarding attempt tries to sweep the 500 crores off the books. Will this go unnoticed?

Scam 1992 S1.Episode 6: Stop Press

October 9, 2020
While Harshad clears off most of his debts to SBI, Sucheta, on receiving a tip off from Bellary just won't give up her ordeal of exposing the fraud of 500 crores. Both have just twenty four hours to turn table

Scam 1992 S1.Episode 7: Dalal Street Ka Dariya

October 9, 2020
Venkitarajan gets to know that there are multiple banks involved in the money scam and that the scam is much bigger in stature than what it appears on the surface. RBI installs an investigating committee. What are the findings?

Scam 1992 S1.Episode 8: Matador

October 9, 2020
Once Sucheta get to know from Venkatarajan about the involvement of NHB in the scam, she releases this news which leads CBI to start with interrogation of Pherwani. Harshad fears of Pherwani telling the truth. What will Harshad do next?

Scam 1992 S1.Episode 9: Ek Crore Ka Suitcase

October 9, 2020
The government tries to negotiate with Harshad Mehta and his lawyer but eventually it didn't work. And one day Harshad along with his lawyer Mr.Ram Jethmalani conducted a press conference in which publicly tell everyone that the then PM Mr.PV Narsimharao had been given a briefcase of Rs. 1 crore.

Scam 1992 S1.Episode 10: Main History Banana Chahta Hoon

October 9, 2020
Delhi strikes a deal with Harshad, based on which he withdraws his press statement. Growmore get back to life with most of Harshad's assets being frozen. However, Bhushan's revelation is soon going to turn Harshad's world upside down.

About Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story

  • Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story is an Indian Hindi-language biographical financial thriller streaming television series, based on the 1992 Indian stock market scam committed by many stockbrokers including Harshad Mehta, the series is adapted from journalist Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu’s 1992 book The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away.Originally produced by Sameer Nair of Applause Entertainment, Hansal Mehta, worked for three years in writing the script consisting of 550 pages.The project was officially announced in December 2019, with the principal shoot beginning following its announcement.The casting of the series is done by casting director Mukesh Chhabra, and features around 150 characters. Director Hansal Mehta chose Gujarati theatre actor Pratik Gandhi, to play the protagonist Harshad Mehta, while Shreya Dhanwanthary, was cast to play the parallel lead as Sucheta Dalal.Filmed across 200 locations in Mumbai, within 85 days, the shooting was wrapped up in March 2020.The teaser of the series was unveiled on 21 August 2020, through the YouTube channel of SonyLIV. The 85-second teaser presents a glimpse of Harshad Mehta’s character. The official trailer was unveiled on 25 September 2020, which explores the rise and subsequent downfall of Mehta.On 27 September 2020, the makers announced that the series will premiere directly through the streaming platform on 9 October 2020Scam 1992 premiered on SonyLIV on 9 October 2020. The series eventually received praise from the performances of the cast members, writing, and the major technical aspects.The official release through its OTT platform SonyLIV consists of ten episodes, with being released in Hindi and English languages. Due to the response received by the audiences, and its performance, the makers planned to dub the series in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada languages, in order to have a wide reach towards the audiences. The dubbed versions were made available on 29 November 2020.Scam 1992’s leading actors Pratik Gandhi and Shreya Dhanwanthary played with Free Fire Content Creators Total Gaming and Two Side Gamers on YouTube to promote their Web Series on 21 November 2020 and 22 November 2020 respectively.It became the most viewed web series on the streaming platform and one of the highest-rated Indian web series on IMDb with 9.6 rated.The music of the series became popular, with the titular track of Scam 1992, was recreated by a beatbox band from France, which went viral on YouTube with 970,000 views upon its release on 4 December 2020.In March 2021, SonyLiv and Applause Entertainment announced the second installment of the franchise titled Scam 2003 based on the 2003 Stamp Paper Scam. It is to be directed by Hansal Mehta.Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story premiered on SonyLIV on 9 October 2020. The series eventually received praise for the performances of the cast members, writing, and the major technical aspects. It became the most viewed web series on the streaming platform.
  • Awards and nominations
 
YearAwardCategoryRecipientResult2021Filmfare OTT AwardsBest Drama SeriesScam 1992Best DirectorHansal Mehta and Jai MehtaWonBest Actor (Male)Pratik GandhiWonBest Actor (Female)Shreya DhanwantharyNominatedBest Supporting ActressAnjali BarotNominatedBest DialoguesSumit Purohit, Saurav Dey, Vaibhav Vishal and Karan VyasWonBest Adapted ScreenplaySumit Purohit and Saurav DeyWonBest Background MusicAchint ThakkarWonBest Original SoundtrackWonBest EditorKunal Walve, Sumit PurohitWonBest CinematographerPratham MehtaWonBest Production DesignPayal Ghose and Tapan ShrivastavaWonBest CostumeArun J. ChauhanWonBest VFXRaghav RaiWon

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