Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Hansal Mehta’s ‘Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta’ wins Best Web Series 2020 at prestigious awards ceremony

Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, produced by the prolific content studio Applause Entertainment has been winning hearts thanks to its riveting storyline and gripping performances. The series boasts a stellar cast including Pratik Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwathary, Hemant Kher, Chirag Vohra, Anjali Barot, Brinda Trivedi, Jay Upadhyay, Sharib Hashmi, Satish Kaushik, Anant Mahadevan, Rajat Kapoor, Nikhil Dwivedi, KK Raina and Lalit Parimoo and is directed by National Award winning director Hansal Mehta.

After receiving accolades from critics and consumers alike, the show has added yet another feather to it shat as it has been awarded the Best Web Series 2020 at the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021. The show is based on the book “The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away” authored by well-known journalists Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu.

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Set in early 90’s Bombay, Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story captures the meteoric rise and fall of Harshad Mehta- the flamboyant big bull of the stock market. When feisty financial journalist Sucheta Dalal exposed him as the man behind India’s biggest financial scam of the time, it shook the nation.

India’s only independent award, established with the aim to celebrate the legacy of Father of Indian Cinema Dadasaheb Phalke, Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards aim to recognize the enlightening, entertaining and progressive new age cinema and new-age content. It furthers the art and craft of storytelling by inspiring and championing the work of writers, filmmakers, and all the artists who use written and visual language to tell a story.

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