‘Scam’ is about the major scandals that shook India and are remembered as some of the most notorious crimes of the country. Set in 1980’s and 90’s Bombay, Scam 1992 follows the life of Harshad Mehta – the infamous “Bachchan of BSE”. It was a rags-to-riches story till financial journalist Sucheta Dalal exposed Harshad as the man behind India’s biggest financial scam. After his arrest, the stock market crashed and countless Indians lost all savings. For the first time, the CBI was compelled to launch an investigation into a financial crime. A corrupt financial system was revealed. Harshad eventually died in custody.
Original release: 9 October 2020
Starring: Pratik Gandhi; Sharib Hashmi; Shreya Dhanwanthary; Nikhil Dwivedi
IMDb Rating: 9.6/10
Directed by: Hansal Mehta Jai Mehta
Episode 1 – Risk Se Ishq : Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story – Watch Online
By the fag end of the 70’s era, a middle-class boy from Ghatkopar finds his way into the stock market. He is Harshad Mehta. Aided by his friend, Bhushan, Harshad masters the art of jobbing. Backed by his aspirations, Harshad goes on to start his own trading account in partnership with his brother, Ashwin. Little do the brothers know what’s in store for them in the near future.
Episode 2 – Cobra Killer : Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story – Watch Online
Harshad’s life goes for a toss when bankruptcy hits him hard coupled by his father’s demise. Although disturbed, Harshad does not give up but ventures into the consultancy business and sets up GrowMore Consultancy. While his friend, Pranav Sheth finds him corporate clients, Bhushan is roped in to join the firm. Armed with the new economic policies by PM Rajiv Gandhi, Harshad’s fate sees a growth spurt in business. With growth, comes limelight. Is it for good or bad?
Episode 3 – Paise Ki Dukaan : Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story – Watch Online
Harshad gets lured into the money market following a jibe from Ajay Kedia, the broker from Calcutta. Once in the money market, he learns that the shots are being called by Citibank and its chain of brokers. Building his own cartel, Harshad starts giving them ‘bankerage’. With SBI as his client, will Harshad’s fortune turn around for good?
Episode 4 – Harshad Mehta Is A Liar : Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story – Watch Online
Harshad’s sudden success spurt catches many eyes. One such is that of Sucheta Dalal, a financial journalist. She is tracking his activities and is on the lookout for evidence against him. Meanwhile, Harshad indulges in a massive buying spree; a 15000 sq feet house and several cars being an example. Will this pompous life go down well for him?
Episode 5 – Kundli Mein Shani – Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story – Watch Online
Finding suspicious fund movements in Harshad’s SBI account, the RBI Governor directs the bank to start tracking his account. Harshad, in order to be on the safe side, asks Sitaraman not to present the 500 crores sum in the accounting records. With RBI’s close surveillance and shrinking stock market, will Harshad be able to hold his grip firmly?
Episode 6 – Stop Press : Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story – Watch Online
Sucheta receives a lead from Bellary regarding the 500 crores that is apparently missing from Harshad’s books. At the same time she is shocked to know that Harshad has smartly paid off most of his debts to SBI. She has just twenty four hours in hand to expose him. Where will this chase end?
Episode 7 – Dalal Street Ka Dariya : Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story – Watch Online
Venkitarajan becomes aware of more than one bank being involved in the money scam. This in turn widens the scope of the entire scam scenario and an RBI investigation is set up which sheds more light into Harshad’s fraud as well. Some shocking facts are brought to light, compelling a CBI investigation thereof. What awaits Harshad at the end of this investigation?
Episode 8 – Matador : Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story – Watch Online
Sucheta grabs a big piece of information when Venkitarajan lets her in on the news of NHB’s involvement in the scam. Based on the news published by Sucheta, CBI officer Madhavan begins grilling Pherwani. Fearing that Pherwani may spill the beans, Harshad connects with Delhi. Pherwani is later found dead. Is there a connection between Harshad’s Delhi call and Pherwani’s death?
Episode 9 – Ek Crore Ka Suitcase : Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story – Watch Online
Harshad’s friend, Bhushan during the CBI interrogation threatens to expose the former’s Delhi allies. After Madhavan resigns from his post, there is no further reason to keep Harshad behind the bars. After serving imprisonment for 111 days, the fraudster is finally out in the open and holds a press conference, the revelations in which, are good enough to shake up quite a few who matter.
Episode 10 – Main History Banana Chahta hoon : Scam 1992 – The Harshad Mehta Story – Watch Online
Following the disturbing press conference release, Delhi offers a deal to Harshad, based on which he withdraws his press statement. With most of his assets standing defunct, Harshad goes back to restore Growmore. Bhushan’s revelation that Harshad holds the benaami shares proves to be too costly. Watch what becomes of Harshad ultimately.