After the massive success of Scam 1992 chronicling the rise and fall of stockbroker Harshad Mehta, fans eagerly awaited details on the 2nd season in the SonyLIV franchise. Scam 1992 Season 2 web series titled Scam 2003: The Telgi Story, the new season released its first set of episodes recently, continuing the gripping retelling of major Indian financial scams.
As Scam 1992 set a new benchmark for the quality of Indian web series content, expectations are sky-high from its sequel Scam 2003 based on the Stamp Paper scam masterminded by Abdul Karim Telgi. Let’s take a closer look at Scam 2003, its release details and other highlights for viewers.
Scam 1992 Season 2 ‘Scam 2003 The Telgi Story’ Release Date on SonyLIV
The makers of Scam 1992 released its season 2 with the first 5 episodes of ‘Scam 2003: The Telgi Story’ on September 1, 2023 exclusively on SonyLIV. This marked the digital premiere of the latest season in the ambitious Scam anthology series.
The remaining 5 episodes of Scam 2003 will release sometime in November 2022, completing the 10-episode season.
How is Scam 2003 Connected to Scam 1992 Storywise?
While both series tackle two of India’s biggest financial scams in the 1990s and early 2000s respectively, their stories are completely different.
Scam 1992 focused on stockbroker Harshad Mehta’s securities scam while Scam 2003 depicts stamp paper counterfeiter Abdul Karim Telgi‘s criminal exploits.
Why is Scam 2003 Based on The Telgi Stamp Paper Scam?
After Scam 1992 became SonyLIV’s breakout hit, the makers decided to continue chronicling India’s history of high-profile white collar crimes.
The fake stamp paper scam masterminded by Telgi caused losses of over Rs 30,000 crores to the exchequer through a nationwide counterfeiting racket. Much like Harshad Mehta’s story, Telgi’s incredible journey reflected ingenuity, corruption and the dark underbelly of power.
Scam 2003 The Telgi Story Web Series Cast
Theatrical artist Gagan Dev Riar takes on the lead role of Abdul Karim Telgi in Scam 2003. The ensemble cast also includes Shreya Dhanwanthary, Hemant Kher, Satish Kaushik and other noted actors.
Director of Scam 2003: The Telgi Story
Acclaimed director Hansal Mehta who helmed Scam 1992 continues as the creative director of Scam 2003. But the directorial reins have been handed over to Tushar Hiranandani for the new season.
What Format Will Scam 2003 Follow?
Like its predecessor, Scam 2003 comprises 10 episodes in total. The first 5 episodes were released as ‘Volume 1’ on September 1.
The remaining 5 episodes will come as ‘Volume 2‘ likely in November 2022, completing Telgi’s story.
Will Scam 2003 Match the High Benchmark Set by Scam 1992?
With its skillful writing, technical brilliance and Pratik Gandhi’s knockout performance, Scam 1992 raised the bar for Indian web series.
Early reviews indicate Scam 2003 maintains the overall high quality of the franchise, though the comparison with the exceptional first season remains unmatched so far.
In summary, the release date for the much awaited Scam 1992 follow-up Scam 2003: The Telgi Story was September 1, 2022 on SonyLIV for the first 5 episodes. As the series dramatizes another remarkable true crime saga, audiences wait eagerly for the second volume to deliver an enthralling conclusion.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. What is the title name of Scam 1992 Season 2?
The second season of Scam 1992 web series is officially titled ‘Scam 2003: The Telgi Story’.
2. When is the release date of Scam 1992 Season 2?
The first 5 episodes of Scam 1992’s second season, titled Scam 2003, released on SonyLIV on September 1, 2022.
3. How many episodes are there in Scam 2003?
Like Scam 1992, Scam 2003 also has 10 episodes in total. 5 episodes were released on September 1, 2022 as Volume 1.
4. How is Scam 2003 connected to Scam 1992?
While both series cover two different scams, Scam 2003 continues the franchise started by hit SonyLIV show Scam 1992 in depicting India’s biggest financial crimes.