Verdict: Critics have given Positive Reviews to Scam 1992 Web Series Starring Pratik Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Hemant Kher, Nikhil Dwivedi.
Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story Reviews
Ratings: 7.55/10

Score: 90%
Reviews Counted: 30
: 27 | : 3

Indian Hindi SonyLIV Original TV Show Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story Reviews.
Director: Hansal Mehta, Jai Mehta
Writer: Sumit Purohit, Saurav Dey, Vaibhav Vishal, Karan Vyas
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release Date: 9 October 2020

Jyoti Sharma Bawa | Hindustan Times: - | 9/10
One of 2020’s best web series. It is the solid writing and direction that make this show an engrossing watch, despite its length and complex subject matter ... Full Review

Ronak Kotecha | Times of India: 3.5/5 | 7/10
But the fact that it’s a real story that captured the country’s collective imagination makes for a riveting watch. It’s almost like our very own desi version of ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ and we’re quite bullish that it will keep you invested ... Full Review

Shubra Gupta | The Indian Express: - | 8/10
A captivating cautionary tale. The Hansal Mehta directed series (Jai Mehta gets a co-direction credit) does a smart balancing act, never quite tipping over into Harshad Mehta adulation, nor showing him as an unmitigated villain ... Full Review

News18: 3.5/5 | 7/10
A Salute to Bombay's Indomitable Spirit. It does not pronounce guilty verdict on India's first financial sector scamster, but presents us with a morally dubious character and leaves it our sensibilities whether to make him a messiah or a pariah ... Full Review

Film Companion: - | 4/10
Hansal Mehta’s Sympathetic, Overlong Portrait Of Capitalist Greed. There’s too much posturing and pouting, and not enough to stay tethered to the 10 long fifty-minute episodes ... Full Review

Rahul Desai | Film Companion: - | 9/10
Scam 1992 thrives on a lyrical paradox: The protagonist’s performance is inspired by Hindi film acting, but the secondary cast is composed of Hindi film actors turning in inspired performances as real people ... Full Review

Koimoi: 4/5 | 8/10
Hansal Mehta’s Attention To Detail & Pratik Gandhi-Shreya Dhanwanthary’s Dedication Shine Like A Light-House In This Treat. It is one of those rare shows where the primary layer is the only thing to hook on, and the writing does wonders here ... Full Review

The Hindu: - | 9/10
A gripping saga, shot artfully. The web-series on SonyLIV revisits the story of India’s first major financial fraud by making use of some brilliant writing and succinct acting chops of its lead actors ... Full Review

Bollywood Hungama: 4/5 | 8/10
This series deserves a watch because of its first-rate writing, execution, performances and theme music. The roller-coaster life of Harshad Mehta and the surrounding characters is bound to engage and shock you. Highly recommended! ... Full Review

Rediff: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Hansal Mehta's nine-hour drama series needs to be viewed by everyone, young and old. It is dramatic, cinematic, rousing, explosive and extremely cohesive ... Full Review

FirstPost: - | 4/10
Mistakes jargon for complexity. In spite of all the research, Hansal Mehta's show never quite transports us into Harshad Mehta's mind. ... Full Review

Scroll: - | 4/10
Scam 1992 provides ample evidence of Mehta’s dishonesty over 500-plus minutes, only to float the idea that the system was the bigger villain. This bull got big but then ran into the wolves who were stronger, the series lamely suggests ... Full Review

Mid-Day: 4/5 | 8/10
They keep you hooked with their casual charm, cool patois, in what's a detailed financial procedural—never deviating from the main stock of trade; at no moment overwhelming you with jargon ... Full Review

Binged: 8/10
A Captivating And Thrilling Account Of India’s Biggest Earliest Scam ... Full Review

123 Telugu: 3.25/5 | 6.5/10
Scam 1992 is one of those gritty web series that is engaging and has terrific performances. The life and scams of Harshad Mehta are showcased in a wonderful manner through an interesting narration ... Full Review

Sify: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story is nothing short of brilliant as a biopic. The show tackles one of the most enigmatic stock market stories of Independent India, and it brings alive an era bygone with impressive detail ... Full Review

Cinestaan: 3/4 | 8/10
Crime drama based on Harshad Mehta has seamless narrative, powerful performances. Pratik Gandhi is utterly convincing as the notorious stockbroker ... Full Review

Zoom TV: 4/5 | 8/10
Hansal Mehta takes you on an adrenaline-pumping journey, despite being significantly long, never goes off track and keeps you glued till the end. The deft direction, skilfully-stitched screenplay and thorough research do the job ... Full Review

Glamsham: 4/5 | 8/10
A modern-day classic is a brilliantly performed masterpiece that shows how greed takes over our ‘system’. How blindly we start worshipping fraud, dubious individuals ... Full Review

The Wire: - | 9/10
Scam 1992 doesn’t fold even after Harshad is jailed and shunned, doggedly pursuing its true expanse. The end result then resembles a sweeping epic that is a thorough depiction and dissection of a particular industry and a few individuals ... Full Review

The Quint: 4.5/5 | 9/10
From Writing to Acting, Hansal Mehta’s ‘Scam 1992’ Packs a Punch. The show also breaks genre boundaries and expectations ... Full Review

India West: 4.5/5 | 9/10
All the messages hit home. None are stuffed down our throat. And so, everyone associated with the series may take a bow. This is “unmissable.” ... Full Review

Spotboye: 5/5 | 10/10
The show is so far, the best researched, written, performed and executed show of all time, which also features justified cultural nuances that relate to the life of the lead character ... Full Review

Peeping Moon: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Pratik Gandhi in the role of Harshad is effortless, impeccable and holds the screen with his magnificent acting prowess ... Full Review

Lens Men Reviews: - | 8/10
Scam 1992 is a well-crafted series that works for you on many levels ... Full Review

The Tribune India: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Scam 1992 captures the complex yet fascinating journey of Harshad Mehta ... Full Review

The National Herald India: - | 7/10
The series, in short, is a reminder that ethical practices matter. Good show, Hansal Mehta ... Full Review

Arre: - | 7/10
Pratik Gandhi is very convincing as the Big Bull of Dalal Street. And though the series is engrossing, it doesn’t aptly capture how the stock market scam devastated the lives of thousands of innocent investors ... Full Review

The News Minute: - | 8/10
Hugely watchable tale of ambition and greed, it’s a compellingly told labour of love ... Full Review

IWM Buzz: 4/5 | 8/10
Delineated With Vigorous Authenticity ... Full Review