Based on the Bombay stock market fraud of 1992 that shook India, SonyLIV’s “Scam 1992—The Harshad Mehta Story,” received a mind-boggling response upon its release a year ago. What followed next was a year of accolades, awards and benchmarks pouring in for the show as well as its headliner Pratik Gandhi, who forayed into digital and immediate stardom as Harshad Mehta.
The series produced by Applause Entertainment in association with Studio NEXT celebrated one year of its release and on the momentous occasion launched an unreleased track from the series titled “Jiya Main Khulke.” The show was aired on SonyLIV.
Penned by Karan Vyas and Manthan Kanani, the song is composed by Achint Thakkar, whose theme music for “Scam 1992” got etched in the minds of viewers. Created by Bay Music House, “Jiya Main Khulke” has been sung by Vatsal Joshi and Atharv Joshi and is in strong resonance with the character of Harshad Mehta.
“Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story” has a stellar cast including Shreya Dhanwathary, Hemant Kher, Chirag Vohra, Anjali Barot, Brinda Trivedi, Jay Upadhyay, Sharib Hashmi, Satish Kaushik, Anant Mahadevan, Rajat Kapoor, Nikhil Dwivedi, K.K. Raina and Lalit Parimoo and is directed by National award-winning director Hansal Mehta. The show is adapted from the book, “The Scam,” authored by well-known journalists Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu.