Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story was one of those web series that captured the hearts of many and made the actors very popular and well known. If it wasn’t enough to be praised and win prizes, there’s yet another reason scammers are proud. Director Hansal Mehta has achieved a title that no other series or television series has yet achieved.
The highly regarded IMDb has curated a list of the most popular web and TV series of all time. The list, which contains 163 titles from around the world, has only one Indian entry. Isn’t this a time to be proud? Keep scrolling for all the details.
According to reports in Bollywood Hungama, Applause Entertainment’s Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story has become one of the most watched series in the world. Pratik Gandhi, who played the lead role, said: “We knew we were doing a sincere job. But we could never guess it would go that far. My main reason for accepting the role of Harshad Mehta was director Hansal Mehta. My producers Applause Entertainment and Sameer Nair were a blessing. I love playing real characters. I played a lot of it on stage, including Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. It’s always a challenge to portray a real character, especially one as well known in the public domain as Harshad Mehta. “
Pratik Gandhi revealed that his character in Scam 1992: The Story of Harshad Mehta had a lot of layers, and he was drawn to it. “I like to play characters with complex human features. It is also the biggest project I have done in my life. All these reasons were more than enough to encourage to carry out the project.
Pratik says he did a lot of research on Harshad Mehta. “I was provided with a lot of material. I also did my own research. There were a few Harshad videos that I studied. There’s also an informative Harshad interview with legendary journalist Pritish Nandy. The script itself provided a detailed document on the character. All of this, as well as multiple discussions with the writers and directors, helped me a lot. “
1992 Scam: The Harshad Mehta Story actor took his role so seriously that he embarked on a whole regimen of physical conditioning. “When I first met director Hansal Mehta, he told me I was too skinny to play Harshad Mehta. I must have put on 18 kilos before I started filming. I gorged myself on all the Gujarati treats I had avoided earlier. By the time we started touring I had a huge stomach and a lot of fat on my face. And of course, the trademark Harshad Mehta mustache.
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