OTT platform has something new to offer with each passing day. With many films skipping the theatrical release due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and opting for digital releases, filmmaker Hansal Mehta too has joined the bandwagon. His directorial venture Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story will premiere on October 9, 2020 on SonyLIV platform. The filmmaker also announced the trailer of this series will soon be out for the audience. The film shoot was wrapped up in March 2020.
The series will showcase the life of Harshad Mehta, a stockbroker who drove the stock market to some crazy heights, followed by his drastic downfall. This series is set in 1980’s and 90’s Bombay, which will allow the audience to once again get a glimpse of the old city of dreams. Along announcing the premiere date of the series, Hansal’s tweet carried a glimpse of the series, where the makers left the audience on a cliffhanger by not unveiling the face of the central character.
Hansal Mehta’s tweet read, “SCAM 1992 - The Harshad Mehta Story | Streaming From 09-10-20 Set in 1980’s & 90’s Bombay, Scam 1992 follows the life of Harshad Mehta, a stockbroker who single-handedly took the stock market to dizzying heights & his catastrophic downfall.”
SCAM 1992 - The Harshad Mehta Story | Streaming From 09-10-20— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) September 27, 2020
Set in 1980’s & 90’s Bombay, Scam 1992 follows the life of Harshad Mehta, a stockbroker who single-handedly took the stock market to dizzying heights & his catastrophic downfall. pic.twitter.com/KfvjcmE9H2
The filmmaker being more discreet in his yet another tweet mentioned they shot for 85 days over 6 months’ period, script of 550 pages, over 170 characters and 200 locations. Thanking the team for the all limitations and downfall they surpassed to make this show happen. ALSO READ: Hansal Mehta Comes Out In Support Of Karan Johar; Questions Lack Of Unity In Bollywood And How It Has Rendered Them As 'Cowards'
It stars Sharib Hashmi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Pratik Gandhi, Ananth Mahadevan, Lalit Parimoo, Satish Kaushik, Nikhil Dwivedi, Rajat Kapoor, KK Raina, Sharib Hashmi and more. ALSO READ: Hansal Mehta Dismisses Claims Of Not Being On Good Terms With Kangana Ranaut After Simran; Asks: 'Disagreements Mean Not On Good Terms?'
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