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Scam 3 announced- Scam 2010: The Subrata Roy Saga

Applause Entertainment proudly announces the third chapter of its groundbreaking franchise, following the success of Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story and Scam 2003: The Telgi Story. Directed by Hansal Mehta, the new installment, Scam 2010: The Subrata Roy Saga, will delve into one of India’s most notorious financial scandals.

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Based on Tamal Bandyopadhyay's book Sahara: The Untold Story ,the series is produced by Applause Entertainment in collaboration with Studio Next and directed by Hansal Mehta. *Scam 2010* dust-to-diamonds story of maverick businessman Subrata Roy. In the early 2000s, Roy, a charismatic and influential personality, was engulfed in a series of allegations including chit-fund manipulations and fraudulent investors, culminating in his arrest in 2014. Even today, approximately 25,000 crore rupees remain unclaimed with government authorities, highlighting the enduring impact of the scandal.

The Scam series has become a cultural phenomenon, shedding light on infamous financial frauds in India. The first installment, Scam 1992, portrayed the meteoric rise and fall of Harshad Mehta in the stock market, while the second, Scam 2003, depicted Abdul Karim Telgi’s counterfeit empire. Both series captivated audiences with their gripping storytelling and vivid depictions of the individuals behind these financial scandals.

 
 
 
 
 
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Hansal Mehta, the showrunner and director, expressed his enthusiasm for the new project, stating, “Scam is not just a franchise for me. It is a chronicling of our times. I’m thrilled to collaborate again with Applause and Sony LIV to bring this larger-than-life story alive.”

Sameer Nair, Managing Director of Applause Entertainment, echoed Mehta’s sentiments, saying, “The Scam series has become more than just a show; it’s a pop cultural phenomenon. With Scam 2010: The Subrata Roy Saga, we are poised to raise the bar even higher, offering audiences an immersive journey into the life and times of one of the most audacious and ambitious minds in Indian business history. With Hansal at the helm and Sony LIV as our partner, we look forward to this next season.

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Danish Khan of Sony LIV also expressed delight in collaborating once again with Applause and Hansal Mehta, highlighting the series’ consistent popularity on the platform. “The series has consistently been the most viewed franchise on Sony LIV and we are confident that the third edition will create newer benchmarks in compelling storytelling,” Khan stated.

Scam 2010: The Subrata Roy Saga will be exclusively available on Sony LIV, continuing the legacy of the Scam franchise by exploring the depths of yet another captivating financial scandal. Fans of the series can look forward to an immersive and riveting portrayal of Subrata Roy’s life, capturing the essence of one of the most ambitious and controversial figures in Indian business history.