Scam 1992 is highest rated Indian series among IMDb’s top 250 shows in the world, Pratik Gandhi responds

It strengthens our faith in our craft, and instinct as a whole team. The moment we heard that people could connect to the emotions of the story, it was very satisfying. The actor now responded to the development, saying it strengthens his faith in the craft. While Scam 1992 is on number 9, the ranking keeps on changing from time to time. He said, “I was satisfied I could recreate the character’s life and people could feel what I was trying to portray. The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards. I still get 15-20 messages every day appreciating the show,” Gandhi said. In 2020, when the show released, it emerged as the highest user-rated show in IMDb’s Top 10 Indian Web Series of 2020 list. For the first few days, I was just overwhelmed with the response I was getting from all age groups.”

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He added that even after several months of its release, he is still receiving messages from people who are either re-watching the show or watching it for the first time. “Well, it’s a super-happy feeling. I am really happy that Scam is the sole Indian show to represent Indian entertainment industry in such an esteemed list of shows,” he told SpotBoye. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
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In an earlier interview with, Gandhi had spoken about the kind of accolades Scam 1992 received. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. The IMDb ratings are determined by users who rate films and TV shows on a 10-point scale. The other shows on the list include Band of Brothers, Breaking Bad, The Wire and Chernobyl. Currently, Scam 1992 has a rating of 9.6 out of 10. Scam 1992 narrates the story of stockbroker Harshad Mehta who orchestrated the Rs 5,000-crore 1992 securities scandal, which led to the exposure of many loopholes in the functioning of the stock market and banks.×1.png
Pratik, who rose to fame after essaying the role of Harshad Mehta, is elated about the achievement. By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: June 10, 2021 6:06:45 pm

Pratik Gandhi plays the controversial stockbroker Harshad Mehta in Scam 1992. “After doing films in the Gujarati film industry, I had this experience of how people react in the first few days, they message you on social media and shower you with love, but for Scam 1992, it is still happening. (Photo: PR Handout)
Hansal Mehta directorial web series Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story has achieved yet another feat. Now, it has emerged as the highest rated Indian show among the top 250 TV shows and web series in the world. Starring Pratik Gandhi in the titular role, it is centred around the biggest securities scam the country had seen up until 1992. Scam 1992, an adaptation of the book The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away by financial journalists Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu, is streaming on SonyLIV. It has found a place in IMDb’s list of the most popular web series and television serials of all times across the world.