The Scam 1992 Review: The teaser of new Indian webseries is release by Filmmaker Hansal Mehta. The web show- The Scam, 1992. It is a serial adaptation of the book, ‘The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away.’ The story of the web series revolves around Harshad Mehta who is a stockbroker. The show will stream on the video streaming platform SonyLIV.

The Scam 1992 Review-Plot

Scam 1992 Review

Scam 1992 is the latest Indian webseries soon releasing on SonyLIV. It is based on the book called “The Scam” by Debashish Basu and Sucheta Dalal. The story belongs to the 1980- 90 Bombay, revealing the tale of a major stock market scam traced back to that time. Pratik’s character of a stockbroker who is responsible for the rise of the stock market taking it to the next level and then for its fall, however, Pratik isn’t completely seen in the trailer except for a few times. These few glimpses of him were enough to have an impact. This webseries outlines the investigation of the biggest scam of stock market India witnessed. The storyline is inspired by real-life events that took place in the Bombay stock market.


Scam 1992 is directed by Hansal Mehta and Shreya Dhanwanthary. Pratik Gandhi is playing the lead actors in this upcoming webseries. As per the observation from the teaser, it has created a wave of curiosity. The choice of the cast that came together for this series is quite appreciable. Satish Kaushik, Sharib Hashmi, k.k Raina, Rajat Kapoor, Lalit Parimoo, and more will be seen in the series.

Release date

While the viewers are eagerly waiting for the release date of the webseries Scam 1992 since its announcement. SonyLIV has dropped a trailer on the 16th of this week. Additionally, this latest webseries can release anytime soon but there is no official announcement of its release. The anticipation for the web series is rising since the viewers have given positive reactions to the teaser.


Scam 1992 Review

The trailer is an overview of complex details and mystery surrounding the incident, which the series is going to reveal itself. Trailer is quite engaging and baffling. The trailer opens with the scene when Sharib Hashmi is having a conversation with Shreya Dhanwanthary (Sucheta Dalal) about how huge the scam is. There is also an eagerness to see these amazing actors performing in this latest web-series. The soundtrack used in the trailer is indeed appreciable and makes quite an impact till the end.

The Scam 1992: Real-life events

In 1992 India’s biggest financial scam took place, this series is about a stockbroker Harshad Mehta. Famously known as ‘The Big Bull’. Harshad belonged to a Gujarati family. He had a Bachelor in commerce. However despite his impressive background, “The big Bull” was grabbing attention for his part in the scandal involving crore of rupees.

Worth a watch?

Although the trailer is out and is receiving quite a lot of attention we cannot say if the series in itself would be worth our time. However judging from the trailer and the fact that it is a product of inspiration from the sensational stock market scam of all time in India, the thrill is quite inevitable. One must give it a chance. Furthermore, the series is under the direction of National Award-winning filmmaker- Hansal Mehta.

The trailer has received positive attention from the Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha. He expressed his praises on Twitter, “Ahahahaha. This is delightful. This incident is deserving of a cinematographic adaptation. And this had to be told by someone like Hansal. Sameer and Applause deserve a big round of applause.” Analyzing from the appreciations the teaser is receiving the series becomes a must watch, just to see if the series can keep up with the level of its trailer.


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Anubhav Kumar Das

Anubhav Kumar Das

Anubhav is the owner of Forever Pieces. He is a published author and poet. He is a part-time freelance writer and maybe found strumming the guitar for gigs on festive weekends. Besides all these, he is also an exhibited artist and photographer.

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