This web series is based on the 1992 Indian Stock Exchange scandal.
Sumit Purohit, Sourav Dey, Vaibhav, Vishal, Karan Vyas
Hansal Mehta, Jai Mehta
Prateek Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwantari, Hemant Kher, Nikhil Dwivedi
Number of seasons: 1
Number of parts: 10
October 9, 2020
Leading cast in the web series
Harshad Mehta (Prateek Gandhi):
He is an Indian drama and film actor. Who mainly works in Gujarati drama and film. Prateek has played the role of Harshad Mehta in 2020’s ‘Live Scam 1992’ on Sony Live. For this role, he attracted the attention of the whole of India. He was widely praised for his performance.
Prateek Gandhi’s acting from Mehta’s early days to his death is apt. The poverty situation in the early Mehta family. Later, the richest person changed his personality over time. It has been accurately portrayed in the web series ‘Scam 1992’.
Harshad Shantilal Mehta was an Indian stock broker. Mehta was involved in the 1992 Indian Securities scam. Harshad had skillfully used the market system. Is the opinion of financial experts. That Harshad Mehta did not commit any fraud, but he has “found loopholes in the system.”
Harshad was from a typical Gujarati family. He had failed at various jobs. Finally tries to break into the stock market. But he spends all his father’s earnings in the stock market. Later, Harshad and Ashwin start consultancy. That’s where the funds come from. This is where their trading tricks begin. Harshad raises the market by taking money from many bank merchants. Harshad takes advantage of this by recognizing loopholes in the system.
Sucheta Dalal reveals this transaction. Harshad has been under investigation by the CBI and the ED for eight years. In the end, the same death happens in prison.
The scam exposed loopholes in the Indian banking system and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) trading system. As a result, SEBI introduced new rules to cover up those errors. He was on trial for 9 years until his death in late 2001.
Bhushan Bhat (Chirag Vohra):
Is an Indian television, theater and film actor. He has acted in Tere Bin Laden, Billu, Hey Baby, Mangal Pandey, Jago and Rahana Hai Tere Dil Mein as well as ‘Scam 1992’ (2020).
Chirag Vohra plays Bhushan Bhatt in the web series ‘Scam 1992’. Bhushan is Harshad’s colleague in Harshad’s company ‘Grow More’. He looks after all the banking and trading transactions of Harshad. Harshad treats Bhushan as loyal.
Taking advantage of Harshad Mehta’s arrest in 1992 for malpractice. Bhushan sells shares of the company worth Rs 300 crore. Therefore, the CBI committee gets concrete evidence against Harshad. Harshad Mehta is in trouble again due to Bhushan.
Ashwin Mehta (Hemant Kher):
Ashwin Mehta is the brother of Harshad Mehta. They would have got a job opportunity in Sri Lanka. But since Harshad Mehta started a stock market business, he stays at home to help. Grow More is a company run by both. But all decisions are made by Harshad. Every time Ashwin advises Harshad not to take any risk. But Harshad does not agree with him. Even when Harshad is arrested, he stands firmly behind him.
Even after Harshad’s death, Ashwin dismisses all court cases. In the meantime, she is pursuing a law degree and starting a law firm.
Jyoti Mehta (Anjali Barot):
Jyoti is Harshad’s wife. They are with Harshad at every moment. She has no knowledge of Harshad’s dealings. Later, however, when it was published in the newspaper. She starts worrying about Harshad.
After Harshad’s death, she realizes that Harshad has bought 10,000 crore shares in her name.
Journalist Sucheta Dalal (Shreya Dhanwantari)
She is an Indian actress, model, director and author of Hindi and Telugu language films and web series. In 2019, she starred as Zoya in the Amazon Prime video web series ‘The Family Man’. In 2020, he played the role of journalist Sucheta Dalal in the Sony Live web series ‘Scam 1992’.
Sucheta is the main person behind exposing Harshad Mehta’s financial scam. Sucheta is a journalist with the Times of India. Journalist Sucheta and colleague Devashish get information about the non-transaction in the bank. Sucheta learns from her Bellary secret source how the stock market and money market are manipulated. After that, evidence against Harshad begins to accumulate. First of all, Suchetane is the one who spreads the news that Harshad Mehta has taken Rs 500 crore from SBI. From there, the scam begins to unravel.
It is learned that the chairman of National Housing Bank, SBI officials and ministers from Delhi are also involved in the scam. After receiving the evidence, Sucheta publishes the news. The information is provided by the RBI Governor himself.
Journalist Divashish Basu
Devashish Basu was first Sucheta’s associate journalist. He was working in the Times of India. Basu helped Harshad Mehta to expose the scam. It was Basu who got the information about the Rs 500 crore scam in SBI from Suchet. Later, Sucheta and Devashish got married.
Reference: Sony Liv