Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story is a SonyLIV Originals Indian Hindi-language crime drama web-series directed by Hansal Mehta. Based on the 1992 Indian stock market scam committed by stockbroker Harshad Mehta, the series is adapted from journalist Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu’s 1993 book The Scam: Who Won, who Lost, who Got Away.
Starring Pratik Gandhi, 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 9.5 out of 10.
|Title||SCAM 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story|
|Main Cast||Pratik Gandhi
|Based on the Book||‘The Scam’ Written by Debashis Basu and Sucheta Dalal|
|Genre||Biography, Drama, Thriller|
|Story & Screenplay||Sumit Purohit
|Executive Producer||Priya Jhavar
|Music Director||Achint Thakkar|
|Sound Designer||Abhishek Nair
|Casting Director||Mukesh Chhabra|
|Costume Designer||Arun J Chauhan|
|Production Designer||Tarpan Srivastava
|Production House||Applause Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
Studio Next Productions
Ronak Kotecha of Times of India gave 4.5/5 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”.
Subhra Gupta of The Indian Express referred to the show as “A captivating cautionary tale”. The series became the highest-rated Hindi-language Indian web series on IMDb by getting a rating of 9.6 out of 10.
Scam 1992 is available on Sony Liv in the Hindi language with English subtitles.
Dubbing of Telugu and Tamil languages are started 4 weeks after the release of the series as per sources i.e Starting of November. They will be soon aired on Sony Liv with audio change options.