The director Hansal Mehta is all set to make a comeback with a new web series “Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi”. After the success of Scam 1992. this will be a new series that will telecast on SonyLiv. The story will dictate the life of Abdul Karim Telgi who made huge money by printing fake stamp papers. The story will engage the people with the men who lived in Karnataka and succeeded at one of India’s inventive scams in many states. The scam value was supposed to be around 200 billion. The star cast of the series is yet to be announced. The makes are working on the script and soon after the completion, the release date will be announced.

Scam 2003

There are reports that the web series will be released in 2022. The story of Scam 2003 has taken from the Hindi book ” Reporter ki Diary” and the author of this book is journalist Sanjay Singh. The director Hansal Mehta has directed the films such as Omerta, Aligarh and again back with the story that shook the country a few years ago – the stamp paper scam. Sameer Nair has said that Scam 1992 has helped them to come up with stories like this. Now they have established the Scam franchise so they can tell stories about the various scam that happened in the country over the years.

The blockbuster success of the “Scam 1992” has built the confidence that the audience takes interest in this kind of story. The Scam 1992 was the biggest hit on digital media last year. The series has featured Pratik Gandhi and Shreya Dhanwanthary in the lead role. He played the character of stockbroker Harshad Mehta. The actors of the show have won many awards at various events. The story of Abdul Karim Telgi will be shown in the “Scam 2003”. He was born in a small town and his father was a government employee of Indian Railways.

His father died when he was young and he paid his own school fees by selling fruits and vegetables in trains. Then he moved to Saudi Arabia and after 7 years and started a business of fake passports. He hired 350 agents who used to sell fake passports to the banks, stock brokerage, and insurance companies. In 2006, Telgi was sentenced to 30 years of imprisonment and also fined 10 billion dollars. He had been in jail for 13 years and died in 2017 from multiple organ failures. To know more about this article stay connected to us.



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