Hansal Mehta is one of the ace directors of the Hindi film industry. He has made some amazing movies and now, he has directed a web series titled Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story which started streaming on Sony Liv recently. The series is based on the life of Harshad Mehta who is famously known as The Big Bull. He was accused of doing a 500 crore fraud.
Hansal Mehta showcases us the journey of Harshad Mehta. How a man who stayed in a chawl in Ghatkopar became one of the most famous Indian stockbrokers! The first few episodes of the series are mainly focused on Harshad’s journey. Here you might also feel that Hansal Mehta is trying to show Harshad as a hero, but soon things change and we are introduced to the anti-hero side of Harshad.
The web series is based on Debashis Basu & Sucheta Dalal’s book The Scam. Dalal was a journalist who revealed about Harshad’s wrongdoings. In the series, Sucheta Dalal’s character is a very pivotal part.
While the writing and direction are to the point, the cast is simply amazing. Pratik Gandhi plays the lead role of Harshad Mehta and he is WOW. Gandhi is a seasoned actor in the Gujarati film industry and well, we must say that he is extremely talented. Shreya Dhanwanthary as Sucheta Dalal gives her best and delivers a confident performance.
On the whole, Scam 1992 is a detailed report about Harshad Mehta’s rise and fall. It’s an engaging and entertaining web series.