Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story Beats Breaking Bad, GoT, Chernobyl In Ratings!
Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story has skyrocketed in terms of popularity so much so that it is now right up there with some legendary content such as Game of Thrones, Chernobyl, and Breaking Bad.
With the theatres still closed, people are streaming content from various OTT channels, and the channels have a plethora of shows to offer viewers.
Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story Smashes IMDb Records
Reports are that Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story has smashed IMDb records. The Harshad Mehta scam story is now at the first position on the list of IMDb’s top rated shows. While this was initially tweeted, it has been revealed by the director himself that the show is not at the first position, but stands at the 21st position.
However, the web series does have a stellar rating of 9.6 out of 10.
For those who are unaware of the digital world, the IMDb (Internet Movie Database) is an online database of all information related to films, television programs, home videos, video games, and streaming content online.
The web series is based on the infamous stock market scams done by Harshad Mehta in 1992, and is directed by Hansal Mehta. The series is about 10 episodes long, and each episode has a screen time of 50 minutes, detailing the life and scams of Harshad Mehta.
Why Does Harshad Mehta Web Series Have Such Great Ratings?
Harshad Mehta was a stock broker, who boosted the Indian stock market through illegal means. He was exposed to the world by a journalist at the Times of India, Sucheta Dalal. The web series is based on a book by Dalal and Debashish Basu – The Scam: Who Won, who Lost, who Got Away.
The web series stars some talented actors – Pratik Gandhi, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Satish Kaushik, Rajat Kapoor, etc. and the director Hansal Mehta is a National Award winner.
All these elements have contributed to making the series one of the best among its contemporaries, and the IMDb rating simply confirms this.
Presently, the BBC’s Planet Earth II stands at the first position, which is followed by Planet Earth, Band of Brothers, Breaking Bad, Chernobyl and The Wire on IMDb.