After giving the hit financial thriller web series Scam 1992, in the year 2020, the streaming platform SonyLIV is now all geared up to amaze the audience once again.
The streaming platform taking forward the scam franchise will soon be arriving with another big scam series tentatively titled Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi.
The web series will explore the life of the swindler Abdul Telgi, from his childhood to his ingenious scam to further convicted in the crime. His stamp paper scam is being considered worth Rs 20,000 crores.
The stamp paper scam that was spread to multiple states came about in the year 2003 when various bureaucrats and government employees were implicated in the scam along with the mastermind counterfeiter Abdul Karim Telgi.
Scam 2003 OTT Release Date
As per the recent interviews of the head of content, of Applause Entertainment, the writing part has been completed, and the series went on the floors on 27 April 2022.
MCCC’s Next 💯
Super Excited for this one ✨🤗
Cast By #MCCC 🤗🙌@CastingChhabra
Team – #AlokSingh #VishakhaPandey pic.twitter.com/bviFMUlLFe
— MCCC (@MukeshChhabraCC) April 27, 2022
Though the release date of this biographical drama is yet to be announced, reportedly Scam 2003: the curious case of Abdul Karim Telgi will premiere on the OTT platform SonlyLIV by the third(July-Sept) quarter of 2022.
After unveiling the motion poster of the title, makers on May 24th launched the motion poster of the main lead in the series, Gagan Dev Riar will be doing the role of Abdul Karim Telgi in Mehta’s series.
Gagan earlier was seen in Sonchiriya and A suitable boy, where his character was critically praised.
🔊 Telgi has been found.🗣️
Presenting the incredibly gifted Gagan Dev Riar as Telgi in #Scam2003. See you soon! pic.twitter.com/m7hXhROFX6
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) May 24, 2022
Star Cast of the Scam 2003
Though the details on the other cast members are still under the wraps, we found that the series is being co-written by the Marathi writer Kiran Yadnyopavit with the reporter Sanjay Singh.
Scam 2003 Makers
The original series will be helmed by the scam 1992 director Hansal Mehta under the banner Applause Entertainment. It will be based on news reporter Sanjay Singh’s book Reporter Ki Diary.
Here we go… #Scam2003. https://t.co/YVtfKP4Poq
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) March 4, 2021
Scam 2003 Trailer
The official trailer of the Web Series scam 2003 will be made available on the social media platforms by June 2022, till then stay tuned to the post as we will be up to date with the article whenever the new updates regarding the series star cast, crew, and trailer comes out.
Trailer Review: Coming soon
Talking about Hansal Mehta’s earlier project Scam 1992, it was set in the ’90s revolves around the stock market scam of 1992, the series was released on 9 Oct 2020 and in no time, it had become the most-viewed show of the SonyLIV. The series is comprised of 10 episodes, each episode has a runtime between 42 to 60 minutes. If you haven’t watched the show, you must checkout as it is still available on the platform.