After the gripping first 5 episodes of Scam 2003 The Telgi Story dropped on SonyLIV in early September, fans eagerly await the release of Part 2 (also dubbed Volume 2) comprising the remaining 5 episodes (Episode 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10).
As the series dramatizes the meteoric rise and stunning fall of stamp paper scam mastermind Abdul Karim Telgi, audiences are hooked to the brilliant storytelling and performances.
While Telgi’s jaw-dropping corruption saga traces back to the 1990s, it has strong resonances with India’s continued struggle with fraud and counterfeits. As we wait for Part 2 to drop, here’s a closer look at what to expect from the final chapters.
Scam 2003 The Telgi Story Part 2 Release Date on OTT
While an exact date is yet to be announced, SonyLIV has confirmed that Volume 2 of Scam 2003 will release sometime in November 2023. The platform is likely to announce the premiere date closer to the release.
The second set of 5 episodes is expected to pick up after the lavish bar dancer party scenes that closed out Part 1. Part 2 will trace the latter half of Telgi’s journey leading up to his arrest and sentencing.
How Can I Watch Scam 2003 Volume 2 on SonyLIV?
When Volume 2 releases, viewers can stream all the new episodes on SonyLIV’s website or mobile app via a paid subscription.
Those who missed Volume 1 can watch the first 5 episodes right now on the platform before the 2nd part drops.
Scam 2003 Part 2 Cast Members
Gagan Dev Riar will return in the central role of Abdul Karim Telgi, along with other key cast members:
- Sana Amin Sheikh as Telgi’s wife Nafisa
- Iravati Harshe as DCP Malti Halani
- Bhavana Balsavar as Garima Talpade
- Hemang Vyas as Telgi’s associate Kaushal Jhaveri
- Sameer Dharmadhikari as Telgi’s key aide Tukaram
- Vivek Mishra as Telgi’s counterfeiter Madhusudhan Mishra
- Kirandeep Kaur Sran as Bar Dancer Parveen
What Can Viewers Expect from the Storyline of Part 2?
In the upcoming episodes, the show will likely depict the key events leading to the ultimate unravelling of Telgi’s scam empire in the early 2000s.
Some of the expected plot points are:
- Telgi expanding his network across more states like Andhra Pradesh
- The entry of new antagonists trying to topple Telgi
- Mistakes and complacency that proved costly for Telgi
- Police finally cracking the scam investigation
- Telgi’s attempts to evade arrest and destruction of evidence
- Court scenes of charges and sentencing against Telgi
How Did Scam 2003 Part 1 Set Up the Story?
The first 5 episodes established Telgi’s underdog beginnings, his ingenious scam tactics, political connections and lavish lifestyle.
Key highlights were:
- Humble start as fruit seller to convict for forgery
- Pivoting from gum wash to counterfeit stamp paper business
- Bribing officials to get licenses and VIP protection
- Monopolizing the stamp paper market in Maharashtra
- Alliance with bar dancer Tarannum (Parveen) mirroring his unchecked power
Will There be a Trailer or Announcement Teaser for Part 2?
SonyLIV is expected to drop a trailer or announcement teaser showcasing glimpses from the upcoming episodes (ep 6 to 10) ahead of the Part 2 premiere date reveal.
This promotional clip will aim to build anticipation and intrigue for Telgi’s endgame without giving away major spoilers on the concluding story arc.
What Made Part 1 of Scam 2003 a Hit Among Critics and Fans?
- A compelling retelling of a lesser known high-profile scam from India’s past
- Gagan Dev Riar’s extraordinary portrayal of Telgi with voice modulation and physical transformation
- Strong writing and able direction keeping the pacing tight
- Meticulous production design recreating 1990s period detail
- Supporting cast providing the right dramatic and comic touches
In summary, the highly anticipated Part 2 of Scam 2003: The Telgi Story promises to deliver an enthralling conclusion while uncovering forgotten chapters of one of India’s most brazen corruption sagas that still offer relevant lessons on financial crime.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. What is the release date of Scam 2003 Part 2 on SonyLiv?
SonyLIV has announced that Part 2 or Volume 2 of Scam 2003 will release sometime in November 2022. However, the exact date is still not announced.
2. How many episodes are there in Scam 2003 Volume 2?
Volume 2 is expected to have 5 episodes, from 6 to 10, completing the 10-episode series.
3. When did the stamp paper scam happen in real life?
The scam masterminded by Abdul Karim Telgi occurred in the 1990s and early 2000s across multiple Indian states.
4. Is Scam 2003 based on a book?
Yes, the show is adapted from journalist Sanjay Singh’s book ‘Telgi: Ek Reporter Ki Diary’ on the Telgi scam.