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Updated on: Saturday, October 09, 2021, 05:11 PM IST

Pratik Gandhi, Hansal Mehta celebrate first anniversary of 'Scam 1992'; see BTS photos

Based on journalists Debashis Basu and Sucheta Dalal's book "The Scam", the show follows the life of stockbroker Harshad Mehta
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A still from Hansal Mehta’s Scam 1992 |

A still from Hansal Mehta’s Scam 1992 |

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Filmmaker Hansal Mehta on Saturday took a trip down memory lane as he celebrated the first anniversary of his smash-hit series "Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story".

Based on journalists Debashis Basu and Sucheta Dalal's book "The Scam", the show follows the life of stockbroker Harshad Mehta, who single-handedly took the stock market to dizzying heights, and his catastrophic downfall.

Taking to Twitter, the 53-year-old director shed a light on what went behind the making of the financial thriller series.

"Over 2.5 years of development, 560+ pages of script, 85+ days of shoot and nearly 8 months of post production. Efforts of 100+ people, overwhelming love of millions.

"One year since it began to stream. Thank you team. Thank you audiences. Thank you universe. 1 year of #Scam1992," Mehta tweeted.

Lead actor Pratik Gandhi, who won rave reviews for his nuanced performance of Harshad Mehta, said the date October 9 will always hold a special place in his life.

"Dear 9th October, you have a special place in our calendar and our lives and our hearts. It's been a year of #scam1992theharshadmehtastory and the love is still pouring in.

"No words can do justice to what I feel and I want to express. The deepest gratitude and absolute joy this journey has given all of us. Ishq and absolute ishq #oneyearofscam1992," he wrote in a post on Instagram.

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"Scam 1992" also featured actors Hemant Kher, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Satish Kaushik, Sharib Hashmi, Anant Mahadevan and Nikhil Dwivedi, among others.

Hashmi played the role of a bank employee who notifies journalist Sucheta Dalal (Dhanwanthary) about the scam.

He also shared his pictures with the show's team to celebrate the occasion.

"#Scam1992TheHarshadMehtaStory Ka Ek Saal !!! Happy 1st Anniversary to the entire team," he tweeted.

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Produced by Applause Entertainment in association with Studio Next, the SonyLIV series was adapted by dialogue writers Sumit Purohit, Saurav Dey, Vaibhav Vishal and Karan Vyas.

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Published on: Saturday, October 09, 2021, 05:11 PM IST
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