Indian web series "Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story", directed by Hansal and Jai Mehta, emerged as a mega hit last year. It was the highest user-rated show in IMDb's Top 10 Indian Web Series of 2020 list. Now, it is the highest-rated Indian show on IMDb's top 250 TV shows of all time. Currently, the series is ranked 9th on the list, which also includes "Band of Brothers", "Breaking Bad", "The Wire", and "Chernobyl", among others.
Starring Pratik Gandhi in the lead role, "Scam 1992" narrates the story of stockbroker Harshad Mehta who orchestrated a Rs 5,000 crore securities scandal, which led to the exposure of many loopholes in the functioning of the stock market and banks.
The IMDb ratings are determined by users who rate films and TV shows on a 10-point scale. Currently, "Scam 1992" has a rating of 9.6 out of 10.
The series is an adaptation of the book, "The Scam: Who Won, Who Lost, Who Got Away" by financial journalists Sucheta Dalal and Debashish Basu.