Scam 1992 season 2 announced; Hansal Mehta to return with Scam 2003 based on Abdul Karim Telgi’s stamp paper fraud
After the massive success of Pratik Gandhi starrer Scam 1992, filmmaker Hansal Mehta is all set to return with the second season of the Scam franchise. Applause Entertainment and SonyLIV announced Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi. Yes, the second season of the Scam series will be based on Telgi stamp paper fraud.
According to the PTI report, Scam 2003 will be adapted from the Hindi book Reporter Ki Diary written by journalist and news reporter Sanjay Singh, who is credited with breaking the story of the scam back then.
Tentatively titled Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi, the story of season 2 will be developed by Kiran Yadnyopavit along with Sanjay Singh. Hansal Mehta will be again helming season two of the series.
Sharing the news on his Twitter handle, Hansal wrote, “Here we go…#Scam2003.”
— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) March 4, 2021
According to the makers of the series, Scam 2003 will chronicle the journey of Abdul Telgi as he went on to become the mastermind behind one of India’s most infamous scam of around Rs 20, 000 crores.
Talking about the series, Hansal said in a statement, “The new season of this franchise will focus on another riveting story that shook the country a few years ago – the stamp paper scam. I am looking forward to collaborating again with team Applause, SonyLIV and StudioNEXT, partners who think alike and encourage creative thought.”
Now that season 2 has been announced, we all are eager to know who will be playing Abdul in Scam 2003. Until then you guys stay tuned to this space.